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Catalog Number 1974.E.05.ed
Object Name Mask
Culture Baule
World Region Africa
Sub-region West Africa
Country Guinea
Description Replica;oval, human features w/ incised hair style. Face long oval, contour outline a raised ridge of zigzag pattern, head surmounted by 3 horn-shaped openwork projections, 1 curving down over high smooth forehead, 1 to each side of head. Hair style lightly incised. Eyebrows are semicircles of 3 lines of raised bumps over almond-shaped eyes and eye-slits. Nose is long and narrow, ending in turned up point, mouth is comical, forming an O.

Function: Replica
Maker Adult Male
Material Plaster, paint
Dimensions English: 12" x 8" x 4.6"
Metric: 30 cm x 20 cm x 11.5 cm