Tumbuan Mwai Mask

2004.17.0185

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Artifact Identification Tumbuan Mwai Mask   (2004.17.0185)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Palembei River
Period/Date N/A
Culture Mwai, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 52.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 9.5 cm
Weight 980 g
Measuring Remarks From Logan Museum: 52.5x9.5x12.5cm.
Materials Animal--Skin--with Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Shell, Pigment, Plant, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drying, Handbuilding, Painting
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Spurlock Museum Newsletter, Summer 2005 (2005P. 0021).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Virginia M. and James D. Tobin Collection, Purchased from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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