Egungun Mask

1983.05.0008

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Egungun Mask   (1983.05.0008)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker Adugboclogue household, Abeokuta, Itoko Quarter
Geographic Location Africa, West, Nigeria, Abeokuta, Ikoto Quarter
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Yoruba
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 35.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 26.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 23.7 cm
Weight 2,509 g
Measuring Remarks weighed without acid-free paper padding.
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Stain
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Hollowing, Staining
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

"African arts" Encyclopædia Britannica Online. <http://search.eb.com/bol/topic?eu=119481&sctn=3> [Accessed 24 July 2000].

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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