University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:69-15-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bambara
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 44.5 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 16 Centimeters/Inches
Thickness: 10 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Wood. Carved in one piece. Oval eyes cut out - no other features; top of mask has antelope head carved in the round, very long narrow extension at top, a flat piece of wood with cutout designs all covered with incised geometric designs painted white and red, two "pig tails" of barkcloth.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

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