University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-167
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Dahomey
Benin
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 27.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

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.


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