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Mask

Object Number:AF3646
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Animal
Pig
Snake
Height: 30 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:24514 - Dealer's Number

Description

Mask - Representing red bush-pig (Potamochoerus) with young, the latter held by two snakes.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum Collection (15 Oct 1980 - 15 Feb 1981) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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