University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-138
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Guardian Spirit
Height: 24.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Wood, coloured black. Represents animal with mouth open showing teeth (?) everted along jaws, pendant pointed tongue


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1947. Masks. The University Museum Bulletin. 13:1 : Page/Fig./Plate: 12View Objects cited in this Publication

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