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Catalog Number 1974.E.04.ed
Object Name Mask
Culture Gouro
World Region Africa
Sub-region West Africa
Country Guinea
Description Replica w/ features of 3 animals combined. Hyena, crocodile and antelope in one face. Figure has short slightly curved horns rising vertically from rounded brow, long, narrow face ending in downward pointed snout, open, with tongue and teeth. Eyes are white circles around eye slits. Ears in low relief on each side of head. Decoration around eyes, nose, teeth, tongue and brow in red and white pigmentation. Horns incised with diagonal ridges.

Function: Replica
Maker Adult Male
Material Plaster, paint
Dimensions English: Unknown
Metric: Unknown