Roman Maccus Comedy Mask

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 August 2017
Roman Maccus Comedy Mask

A terracotta mask of the Maccus type used in Roman farce theatre. Tarentum, southern Italy. 2nd-1st century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum of Taranto, Italy)

About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2017, August 24). Roman Maccus Comedy Mask. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7071/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Maccus Comedy Mask." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 24, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7071/.

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