|Collection:||Athens, Acropolis Museum|
|Title:||Mask of Dionysos|
|Context:||From Athens, Acropolis|
|Findspot:||Found at Athens, Acropolis|
|Technique:||Very high relief|
|Original or Copy:||Original|
|Date:||ca. 480 BC - ca. 460 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.23 m|
Subject Description: A bearded male head, shown frontally, is characterized by hair combed forward and divided by a center part, terminating in a double layer of spiral curls over the forehead, oval, slanted eyes, and a thick beard effected with wavy incised lines.
Condition: Single piece
Condition Description: A single block prserves the middle and top of the head, including the hair, while the entire mouth and attached facial hair have broken off; the nose is mostly missing and the cheeks and eyes are severely abraded.
Material Description: Island marble, according to Brouskari
AM 53 (1928) 66, pl. 21.1; Schrader in