Wooden mask with basketry base. Hide covering face and hair. Neck grooved. Reddish face with painted line down it. Parted lip, open mouth, "teeth" showing. Black lidded eyes, white with black triangular pupils. Short nails studded part above forehead. Five hornlike projections, carved in fluted style.
Purchased from the Estate of Christian Humann
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 26
[Article] Washington, Jemmell'z. 2004. "Explore the Treasures of Africa at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology", in The Philadelphia Tribune - Sojourner. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 2, 68-69
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A15
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14
[Book] University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Postcard: Ekoi Dance Crest, Used in Ceremonies of Women's Eberge Society.
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