University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-18-17
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mossi
Provenience: Burkina Faso
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Bird
Antelope
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Bird/Antelope . Protrusion of a crest from the base of the beak to the back of the mask. The object is decorated with a red and white pigment. Protruding eyes. The ornamentation of mask is of diamond and half diamond shapes. There are also three dots of red on the sides of the mask.


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