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Object Number:
AF1878
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bayaka
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Circumcision. Grass fringe. Facial features include, entire face has a crescent like shape to it; off white colored face, bulbous forehead, small horizontal diamond shaped eyes, long thin nose. small opened mouth, incised teeth, two vertical blackened lines below each eye; hairline begins at the top of the forehead, dark brown with vertical crest down the center; two holes on either side represent ears, string put through and around mask.
Similiar to AF1872, AF1825, AF1873, AF1876, AF1877.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff

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