Maiden Spirit Mask


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Maiden Spirit Mask   (1983.05.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial (?), 20th century
Culture Igbo, Mmwo Society

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 54.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 26.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 24.5 cm
Weight 1,723 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting, Piercing
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5 YR 5/4 (face) -ns Brownish Orange ( 5 YR 5/6 (red-brown figures) -ns Deep Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/10 (coiffure ring) -ns Yellowish White ( 10 YR 9/2 (white figures) -ns ( N 1.75/ (hair) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) number 1978.412.626 and 1979.206.115 which are from 19th-20th c., Igbo people.


Photo found in World Heritage Museum publication, 0000P.0111.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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