Bird-Clan Mask

1971.11.0004

Photo of Bird-Clan Mask

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bird-Clan Mask   (1971.11.0004)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Maprik Area - East Sepik District, Nombungae Village
Period/Date 1950
Culture Abelam, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 47.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 42.5 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) 39.0 cm
Weight 2,010 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Fiber, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Plaiting, Painting
Munsell Color Information Deep Yellowish Pink (5R 6/12 ) -ns Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown ( 10YR 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

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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