Mask, Garden Head

1973.12.0005

Photo of Mask, Garden Head

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mask, Garden Head   (1973.12.0005)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Maprik
Period/Date Mid 20th century CE
Culture Wosera Tribe, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 26.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 12.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.9 cm
Weight 202 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Balsa, Plant--Wood, Pigment--Paint, Animal--Shell
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Strong Red (5R 5/14 ) -ns Dark Gray to Black ( N2.5/ 4.6%R) -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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