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Objects

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

Description

Carved and painted wood mask of a Moorish King.

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:NA4253
Place Name:Alaska, Cape Prince of Wales
Period:
Culture: Eskimo, Bering Strait Inupiaq

Description


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Mask

Object Number:70-9-193
Place Name:
Period:
Culture: Eastern Woodlands

Description

False Face mask - Red distended spoon mouth blower. Tobacco pouch on head. Horse hair metal eyes. (catalogue card)

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Mask

Object Number:29-48-322
Place Name:New York, Chautauqua County, Cattaraugus Reservation
Period:
Culture: Seneca

Description

Spruce wood carved and painted black except mouth which is painted red with yellow teeth. Metal around eye sockets. (catalogue card)

Mask

Mask

Object Number:29-175-21
Place Name:Canada, British Columbia
Period:
Culture: Kwakiutl

Description

Human face. Hair of cedar bark and grey horsehair. Mustache of horsehair. Pupils, nostrils and down curved mouth pierced. Eyebrows, eyes, nose and lips carved in relief. Black paint: two of carved grooves on forehead; eyebrows; rows of dashes above and below eyes; extended, hooked tip of nose; lips; center of chin. Blue paint: around eyes across bridge of nose. Red paint: "whites" of eyes, marks on cheeks, alae of nose. Narrow, curved strips of wood nailed on each side of face.

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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 (?).

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.

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: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: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: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: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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