Punic Mask

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Mark Cartwright
by Carole Raddato
published on 20 June 2016
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A terracotta mask from Tharros, 6th-5th century BCE. These masks were used to ward off evil spirits in Carthaginian culture and are commonly found in Punic tombs. (National Archaeological Museum, Cagliari)

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Raddato, C. (2016, June 20). Punic Mask. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5250/

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