University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1870
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Grass
Pigment
Iconography:Bird
Height: 41 cm
Outside Diameter:35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:221 - Field No SF

Description

Wood helmet mask, grass fringe, white pigment on face, bird on top of head. Circumcision mask.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Ackley, David A. 1995. Playing Cards: African Artdeck.. Aristoplay, Ltd. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Washington, Jemmell'z. Apr 2004. "Explore the Treasures of Africa at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology", in The Philadelphia Tribune - Sojourner.. pg. 14-15, 25 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 106-107View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 21 Nov 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.. pg. 1-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: A7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Examples of African Art." Vol.: Vol. 10, No. 3.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 90View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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