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Theatrical Masks of Tragedy and Comedy

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A mosaic piece displaying the theatrical masks, from left to right, of Tragedy and Comedy. The mosaic was uncovered from Hadrian's Villa (likely in the 18th century) and can now be found in the Hall of Doves at the Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Hill Museums). Its creation in the 2nd century CE speaks to the influence and influx of Greek culture —…