London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMAN FRAGMENTARY STONE MASK OF A HETAIRA
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
With beribboned corkscrew curls piled up in a high onkos, traces of the upper part of her face with hollowed eyes
8 in. (20.2 cm.) high; 12¼ in. (31.4 cm.) wide
Formerly in a Swiss private collection.
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