Ceremonial Mask, Baba or Yam

1971.11.0001

Photo of Ceremonial Mask, Baba or Yam

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ceremonial Mask, Baba or Yam   (1971.11.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker Daman Chipme
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, East Sepik, Gorlockim Village
Period/Date 1950
Culture Wosera, Abelam?
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 18.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .4 cm
Weight 54 g
Measuring Remarks The depth is the thickness of the mask.
Materials Pigment--Paint, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Painting
Munsell Color Information Dark Orange Yellow (10YR 6/8) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Image in the 2005 Illio University of Illinois Yearbook. Photo: Spurlock Museum, Fall 2006, p. 12.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchased with Funds from the Friends of the World Heritage Museum
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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