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Mask

Object Number:97-18-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bambara
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Metal
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Ram
Length: 44 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Mask of a male ram. there is a protrusion of the crown from the base of the nose to back of mask. Eye holes. Horns protrude from the side under the ears. This mask is decorated with a red, white, and blue pigment. Also is decorated with metal inlaid on top of the nose, around eyes and of the crown. Mouth is open with pigment in color tongue. Conical ears are painted blue.

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