Mask

1973.12.0004

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mask   (1973.12.0004)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Ramu River Area
Period/Date European Contact, 1925–1973
Culture Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 64.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 34.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 14.0 cm
Weight 701 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant--Raffia, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting, Assembing
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (7.5YR 4/2 ) -ns Dark Reddish Orange ( 7.5R 4/8) -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 Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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