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Object Number: AF5373
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Provenience: Liberia
Iconography:Human Face
Bird Beak
Arabic Inscription
Height: 53.01cm
Width: 19.99cm
Depth: 12.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Quinn Estate, 1926
Other Number1530 - Field No SF


Wooden Poro Society mask. Human face with beak of bird. Maghrebi Arabic inscription inside including at least five divination charts.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Fleckner, Uwe. 2008. The Invention of the 20th Century: Carl Einstein and the Avant-Gardes. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50-51View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ferme, Mariane C. 2001. The Underneath of Things: Violence, History, and the Everyday in Sierra Leone. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Front CoverView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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