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|Credit Line:||Gift of Jay J. Lewis, 1989|
Bird faced mask with bulging eyes, red open beak with projecting tongue, ten small sharp upper teeth, small fangs. Three-pointed crown on forehead. Separately carved human-like ears with gold ear ornaments. A mask for the mythical bird Garuda or the King of the Birds, Jatayu, in Wayang Wong dance drama. Probably originally had a gold tooled hide headdress (see 58-17-143).
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