Phoenician-Punic Grinning Mask

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 May 2016
Phoenician-Punic Grinning Mask

Phoenician grinning mask, 4th century BCE, found in a grave at San Sperate in Sardinia. Masks like these were used to ward off evil. (Cagliari Museo Archeologico Nazionale)


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2016, May 01). Phoenician-Punic Grinning Mask. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5026/

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Raddato, Carole. "Phoenician-Punic Grinning Mask." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 01, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5026/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Phoenician-Punic Grinning Mask." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 May 2016. Web. 21 Jun 2019.

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