University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:59-8-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bambara
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Wood
Height: 34 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Albert K. Daunenbaum, 1959

Description

Dark, very heavy wood. Long narrow human face. Top of mask solid. Face except eyes and mouth covered with sheet-brass, terminating in five wide rays, free, in front of forehead. Tubular brass projection from forehead terminates in red silk fringe.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1959 - 31 Dec 1959) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: B-7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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