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Mask

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Object Number:
AF1872
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bayaka
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Circumcision mask. Wooden with raffia hanging from around the base of mask; face of mask is of a light tan color with crescent shaped eyes, protruding triangular shaped nose with two nostrils, open mouth with carved teeth, dark brown carved hairline; crescent shaped piece protrudes from center of head; cross hatch pattern incised on rim of hair line.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
263   -   Other Number

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