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Description The half-mask over the eyes and nose identifies the figure as an actor. He wears a man's conical cap but female garments, following the Greek custom of men playing the roles of women.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/07/1957Treatmentcleaned
6/23/1988Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
12/12/2000Treatmentstabilized; loss compensation; other
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Kann Sale, 1897, no. 98; Arthur Sambon, Paris, 1914 [mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 63]; Joseph Brummer, 1927 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Period
second half 2nd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.1067
Measurements
3 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 15/16 in. (9.7 x 5 x 2.4 cm)
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