University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-103
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
German New Guinea
Sepik River
Kanduonum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Plant Fiber
Width: 32 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:248 - Other Number

Description

Man's. Cf. 29-50-101. This is larger, has nose realistically modelled, a kind of openwork half halo, oblique eyes. The pointed side flaps for string fastenings of the other masks are here replaced by a half-ring below mouth. It is bifacial. Called "Hinterkopfmaske".


Bibliography:

[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61 (No. 114)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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