AncientGreek Bronze Museum Statue Replica Of Theatrical Mask Of Tragedy Code: 421 Dimensions: 15x12 cm 5.95x4.74 in Weight: 500gr Material: BRONZE Color: GREEN/GOLD OXIDIGATION Thisis a handmade Museum Statue Replica Of Theatrical Mask Of Tragedy made inGreece, from 100% bronze using the traditional lost wax technique. This is the same technique used by the ancient Greeks to create bronzesculptures and arsenal. The prototype which it was made by is a museumexhibit. The green / gold color is given through theprocess of oxidization
AncientGreek Bronze Museum Statue Replica Of Theatrical Mask Of Tragedy
Dimensions: 15x12 cm 5.95x4.74 in
Color: GREEN/GOLD OXIDIGATION
The Ancient Greek term for a mask is prosopon(lit., "face"), and was a significant element in the worship of Dionysusat Athens, likely used in ceremonial rites and celebrations. Most of theevidence comes from only a few vase paintings of the 5th century BC, such asone showing a mask of the god suspended from a tree with decorated robe hangingbelow it and dancing and the Pronomos vase, which depicts actorspreparing for a Satyr play. No physical evidence remains available to us, asthe masks were made of organic materials and not considered permanent objects,ultimately being dedicated to the altar of Dionysus after performances.Nevertheless, the mask is known to have been used since the time of Aeschylusand considered to be one of the iconic conventions of classical Greek theatre. Masks were also made for members of the chorus, whoplay some part in the action and provide a commentary on the events in whichthey are caught up. Although there are twelve or fifteen members of the tragicchorus, they all wear the same mask because they are considered to berepresenting one character.
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