University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-175-29
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Nuu-chah-nulth
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 46.36
Width: 42.86
Depth: 25.4
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number6/9131 - Collector Number

Description

Human face. Large, with bar across back. Sloping forehead. Simplified, realistic modelled features. Irises, mouth and nostrils pierced. Two small horns in the form of bird heads above eyebrows. Red and black paint.


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