University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 68-18-55
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Fang
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Burned
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr, 1968

Description

Heart-shaped mask of unstained wood, with burned designs around outer edges (possibly representing hair and beard) and forming eyebrows and lips. Small eyes; slender nose, small carved teeth.


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