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Ancient Art (Mediterranean & Near East)
Miniature Mask of the River God Acheloüs
600 BCE-401 BCE
2 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. (5.6 x 3.6 x 1 cm)
Medium and Support:
Found in collection and claimed through the New York Museum Property Act
Location: Currently on view
The river god Acheloüs, spirit of the longest river in Greece, was represented as a bull, an animal often associated with fast-flowing water.
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