Saturday, July 23, 2011

Masks at the Forum of Cumae

This great, almost modern sculptures, were found at the forum of Cumae, in an area now called 'the portico of the masks'. They date from the first half of the first century AD.

The masks are made of grey tufa, and although time left its traces, they are still of good quality. The masks are at display at the Museo Archeologico Dei Campi Flegrei at Bacoli.

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