University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1878
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912


Circumcision. Grass fringe. Facial features include, entire face has a crescent like shape to it; off white colored face, bulbous forehead, small horizontal diamond shaped eyes, long thin nose. small opened mouth, incised teeth, two vertical blackened lines below each eye; hairline begins at the top of the forehead, dark brown with vertical crest down the center; two holes on either side represent ears, string put through and around mask. Similiar to AF1872, AF1825, AF1873, AF1876, AF1877.

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