University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-18-27
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bambara
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Incised
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Incised design carved on surface. Short curved horns. Dark brown with lighter brown circular area on forehead and ridge of nose. Elongated face with designs such as zig zags, lines, and triangles all over the face of the mask. Pursed lips, long nose, cut out for the eyes with heavy eye lids.


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