University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Helmet Mask of Bundu Society [Object of the Day #37]


By: Alyssa Kaminski

Pictured above is a 20th century African helmet mask of Bundu society. The mask is made of wood, tin, and a pigment giving the object it’s black coloring. On top of the figure’s headdress are three sagittal crests who’s edges are covered in tin strips. Tin strips are also found on the sides and across […]

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