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Mask of Maenad, inlay fragment
1st century BCE-1st century CE

Medium
glass
Measurements
2.3 × 1.3 × 0.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D61-1991
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Waltons Limited, Fellow, 1991
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Glass inlay fragment showing half a ?female face, broken down the centre of the nose and horizontally, just above the mouth. The face is white, the outline of the nose and eye are picked out in blue and black, the hair is red with some black detailing and in the hair around the top of the head are some green leaves, outlined with yellow. The surrounding glass around the head is blue.