Ge Gon Mask


Thumbnail of Ge Gon Mask (1971.13.0006)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ge Gon Mask   (1971.13.0006)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Mid 20th century
Culture Kpelle

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 40.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 15.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 13.1 cm
Weight 557 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Paint, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Piercing, Cutting, Hollowing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Fischer and Himmelheber "The Arts of the Dan in West Africa" classifies types of Dan masks.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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