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Mask

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Object Number:
33-39-2
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Manon
Provenience:
Ivory Coast
Locus:
West; region of N'Zerekore
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Incised
Description:
Wooden mask. Eyes are narrow slits in transverse oblong relief. The nostrils are perforated. Ears are represented. In the top of the bulbous forehead a circular metal ornament id inserted. Pierced all around the edge. The sides of the forehead and face have lightly incised bands of hatched ornamentation.
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Laporte

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 44-45
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