Gelede Society Mask

1972.07.0012

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Artifact Identification Gelede Society Mask   (1972.07.0012)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Mid 20th century
Culture Yoruba, Gelede Society

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 27.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 17.9 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 17.2 cm
Weight 828 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (7.5 YR 4/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

See 1972.07.0014.

Bibliography

Drewal, Henry and Margaret Thompson Drewal. Gelede. Bloomington: Indiana Univeristy, 1989 (?).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman and Carole Thomas
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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