University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 44-14-131
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Human Head
Cicatrisation
Credit Line:Gift of H. S. Oberly, 1944

Description

Wooden mask of human head. Unpainted except for black hair, lower eye lids and scarification markings on cheeks. Rounded face with wide nose and pronounced lips. Hair in three horizontal rolls.


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