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Mask

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Object Number:
AF1876
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bayaka
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Circumcision mask. Grass fringe.Dark brown in color. Wooden with raffia hanging from around the base of mask; bulging center of forehead; horizontal diamond shaped eyes (opened in center); narrow nose with nostrils; small oval shaped opened mouth; hairline begins at forehead, forming a crescent shaped protrusion down the center, incised lines at front rim and along protrusion; ears protrude from side, holes through the centers.
Similiar to AF1872, AF1875
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
257   -   Other Number

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