University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:Gift of J. Laporte, 1933

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

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

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