University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-169
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Dahomey
Benin
Date Made: ca. 1900
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Leopard
Height: 35.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number157 - Other Number

Description

Wooden mask colored brown (largely flaked off). Hair is black. The edge of the disk on which leopards stands is blue. Top of the disk is white. The two leopards are white with black spots.


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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 293View Objects cited in this Publication

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