Ancient Art

Figurine of an actor holding a mask.

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Terracotta

H. 19.5 cm. (7 3/4”)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1980.33.1
Culture: 
Roman, Tunisian
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

El-Djem, Tunisia.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 66.

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