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Objects

Mask

Mask

Object Number:65-10-113
Place Name:Peru, Rio Curanja
Period:
Culture: Cashinahua

Description

Like 65-10-112; wax on forehead, eyebrows, nose, chin; human (?) hair attached to all the wax makes sideburns; teeth large; one notched yellow parrot feather; bead on tip of nose; no mouth hole.

Jug

Jug

Object Number:31845
Place Name:Peru, Northwest of the Town, Pachacamac
Period:
Culture:

Description

Pear-shaped body, slightly flaring neck, one loop handle shoulder to neck. Small with small projecting animal head on body opposite handle with four legs in low relief

Narrow-necked jar/bottle with an ovate body, flaring neck, rounded rim, 1 strap handle extending from the neck to the body, and a flat base. There is a modeled/molded animal head with ears, eyes, nostrils, and mouth. The animal has two limbs in low relief on either side. There appears to be a smoothed finish on the exterior and a smoothed finish on the interior. The vessel was likely fired in an oxidizing atmosphere as the ceramic paste is orange and buff in color. Fireclouding is present on the base and body. There are possibly fingerprints. Evidence of usewear includes surface attrition on the bottom/base. The catalogue number is written on the object in black ink. Black ink on the bottom of the base reads: "2854."

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-19
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Carved and painted wood mask or a human face - black magi king

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-20
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Carved and painted wood mask of a human face

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-22
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Carved and painted wood mask of a Moorish King.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-23
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Carved and painted wood mask of a Moorish King.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-28
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Painted wooden mask of a boar's face. Mask is painted gray.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-31
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Painted wooden mask of a coyote's face with black spots at the tip of the ears. Made by Guadalupe Sinay Lopos, signed and dated on inside.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-37
Place Name:Guatemala, Coban
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Painted wooden mask of a human face with red skin. Darker red on forehead, nose, cheeks and lips. Gold eyebrows and mustache whcih wraps around ears. Green-blue chin, bulging black eyes.

Vessel

Vessel

Object Number:SA2953
Place Name:Peru, Nazca District
Period:Proto-Nasca
Culture: Paracas

Description

Single spout effigy, pottery; effigy of man with mouth mask.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:2001-14-35
Place Name:Guatemala
Period:
Culture: Guatemalan

Description

Painted wooden mask of a tiger's face.

Effigy Figure

Effigy Figure

Object Number:SA3007
Place Name:Peru, Nazca District
Period:Proto-Nasca
Culture: Paracas

Description

Pottery with mask; unusual type; animal mask on forehead.

Mummy Mask

Mummy Mask

Object Number:26701
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Period:
Culture:

Description

Clay, false face. Lower left face missing.

Mummy Mask

Mummy Mask

Object Number:26697
Place Name:Peru, Pachacamac, Gravefield I, Younger Part
Period:
Culture:

Description

Clay face of the false head of a mummy bale with single seperate pottery eyes in which eyelashes are attached.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:NA4566
Place Name:Alaska, King Island
Period:
Culture: Eskimo, Bering Strait Inupiaq

Description

Witch doctor's mask.

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Mask

Object Number:53-1-20
Place Name:Canada, Ontario, Lower Cayuga Long House, Six Nations Reservation, Grand River
Period:
Culture: Cayuga, Iroquois

Description

Corn Husk Mask of Flower Type. Face is made from old straw hat with nose added, eyes and mouth cut in and bound with faded red cloth. Corn husk braids, inside, and shredded husk, around the sides, are sewn on. Two red crepe paper flowers added next to face. Eyebrows and beard of black dog hair (?).

Figurine

Figurine

Object Number:B15192
Place Name:Iraq, Ur Junction
Period:
Culture:

Description


Figurine

Figurine

Object Number:B15193
Place Name:Iraq, Ur
Period:
Culture:

Description

CBS Register: terracotta. 2015 description: Ceramic mask with pierced eyes. The ceramic body is orange and there is white slip overall.

Statue Object On Display

Statue

Object Number:32-36-63
Place Name:Italy, Latium, Minturnae
Period:Republican Roman Period
Culture: Roman

Description

Male portrait. White marble. Broken off at neck; back crown and proper left temple broken away; also top of right ear and tip of nose. Some chipping. Square owel hole in back-break. Clean shaven, looking frontally, with assymetrical bones. High forehead with frown wrinkles, also deep wrinkles from nose to corners of mouth. Slight rill hole indentation. Eyes wide open with unwrinkled lids. Probably provincial work; not from a death mask, but instead showing clear direct features. Found in a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. flank.

Bead

Bead

Object Number:2003-37-9
Place Name:Mediterranean
Period:
Culture: Phoenician

Description

Glass "head bead"

Mask

Mask

Object Number:AF2085
Place Name:Nigeria, Benin Kingdom
Period:
Culture: Edo (Africa)

Description

Reticulation of headdess repeated on cheeks and chin.

Maskette

Maskette

Object Number:73-21-7
Place Name:Liberia
Period:
Culture: Mano

Description

Small black Passport mask

Mask

Mask

Object Number:81-11-3
Place Name:Kasai District
Period:
Culture: Bapende

Description

Continuous black eyebrow and a vertical black stripe on the forehead as well as a horizontal stripe on each cheek. The lips and nostrils are also stained black. There is a streak of white pigment across the forehead. A wig of black and natural grass is tied on, and a horn is attached to the wig. A strip of woven grass cloth is attached to the chin.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-12-146
Place Name:Ivory Coast
Period:
Culture: Tagwana

Description

Wood coloured balck. Forehead prominent, pointed, crossed by vertical ridge merging into line of nose. Other face marks: curved ridge, concave above, from nostrils to region of ear

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-12-167
Place Name:Dahomey, Benin
Period:
Culture:

Description

Wooden mask colored white except lips and part of edge are red. Headdress: broad band with central division, white with black vertical bands and red dots. Outline of eyes and face marks are black. Face marks are three vertical stokes on cheek.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:65-6-1
Place Name:Congo, Kasai
Period:
Culture: Asalampasu

Description

Face mask of wood of very blond color. Bulbous forehead above attenuated cheeks and jaw. Nose straight and sharp. Face covered by thin sheets of copper, cut irregularly and made to overlap by pegging with thin wooden pegs. "Hair" made of loosely woven balls of vegtable fiber fixed to raffia like bet which covers top of head.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:97-18-23
Place Name:Zaire
Period:
Culture: Mboom

Description

Mboom helmet mask. Carved wood woth copper shapes attached at various places with nails and metal staples, multi colored beads attached to woven raffia and then to the mask, on forehead, eye area, ridge of nose, around mouth, and around lower edge of mask. Carved cross hatched lines are carved on most of exposed surface of face. Woven raffia covers back of mask, appliqued with cowrie shells, beads and seed pods. Animal hair at top of mask. Piece of hyde and short animal tail attached at the chin area.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:97-18-24
Place Name:Zaire
Period:
Culture: Mboom

Description

Mboom helmet mask. Carved wood woth copper shapes attached at various places with nails and metal staples, multi colored beads attached to woven raffia and then to the mask, on forehead, eye area, ridge of nose, around mouth, and around lower edge of mask. Carved cross hatched lines are carved on most of exposed surface of face. Woven raffia covers back of mask, appliqued with cowrie shells, beads and seed pods. Animal hair at top of mask. Piece of hyde and short animal tail attached at the chin area.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:81-11-9
Place Name:Mali
Period:
Culture: Senufo

Description

Janus-or double-faced mask. One face has an emboss sheet of tin covering it, and the other is of plain wood. The tin face is animal-like with dominant half-circle eyelids and a long straight nose. There are four carved ears which are high on the head, and one of these has been damaged. There are perforations around the entire base of the mask. Each of the ears has a perforation and a piece of cording through it. The interior is badly damaged from infestation.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:68-18-55
Place Name:Gabon
Period:
Culture: Fang

Description

Heart-shaped mask of unstained wood, with burned designs around outer edges (possibly representing hair and beard) and forming eyebrows and lips. Small eyes; slender nose, small carved teeth.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:AF2077A
Place Name:Nigeria, Benin Kingdom
Period:
Culture: Edo (Africa)

Description

Man's face; pointed beard, no tribe marks; probably representing a European. Forehead terminating above in three corone like points; nose aquiline.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-12-138
Place Name:Gabon
Period:
Culture: Bakota

Description

Wood, coloured black. Represents animal with mouth open showing teeth (?) everted along jaws, pendant pointed tongue

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-12-164
Place Name:Dahomey, Benin
Period:
Culture: Yoruba

Description

Wooden mask colored brown except eyeballsand tall domed headdress which are blue. Face marks: three vertical on forehead, three diagonal on cheek, one vertical on cheek are black.

Mask Object On Display

Mask

Object Number:AF1870
Place Name:Zaire, Kasai District, Belgian Congo
Period:
Culture: Bayaka

Description

Wood helmet mask, grass fringe, white pigment on face, bird on top of head. Circumcision mask.

Mask Object On Display

Mask

Object Number:2003-61-4
Place Name:Ivory Coast
Period:
Culture:

Description

Oval shaped wooden mask.

Mask Object On Display

Mask

Object Number:81-11-7
Place Name:Nigeria
Period:
Culture: Yoruba, Gelede

Description

Gelede mask. The face is painted bright green, and the cheeks have three blue stripes each. The eyes and mouth are chartreuse. The forehead has three vertical blue stripes. The intricately carved headdress is painted in red, white, blue, yellow, pink and green, and may be an oil-base paint. There are evenly spaced perforations around the base.

Reliquary Guardian Figure

Reliquary Guardian Figure

Object Number:29-12-197
Place Name:Gabon
Period:
Culture: Bakota

Description

Reliquary Guardian Figure like 29-12-189, except that this has ellipse in relief with second ellipse (or losenged in higher relief on the former).

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-12-188
Place Name:Gabon
Period:
Culture: Bavili (uncertain), Bafiot (uncertain)

Description

Wood. Large oval polychrome (white, black, red) mask, surmounted by plume of black and white and blue feathers.

Mask

Mask

Object Number:98-26-4
Place Name:Tibet (uncertain), Nepal (uncertain)
Period:
Culture:

Description

Carved wood demon mask with pronounced cheek bones, fangs, and horns? - possibly a crown. Wooden shelf on back above eyes for a head to fit in while worn. A bit of twine is tied through a hole in the shelf. Painted black and blue with some red.

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