Cowry Shell and Jeep Headlight Casing Mask


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cowry Shell and Jeep Headlight Casing Mask   (1983.05.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Art
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Nationalist (?), 1970s
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 65.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 22.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 10.0 cm
Weight 520 g
Measuring Remarks D1 is from the chin of the piece to the end of the cowry shell attachment. D2 measures across the face, and D3 is the height to the tops of the two "horns" when at rest.
Materials Metal, Animal--Shell, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Piercing, Forming, Textile--Appliqué
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Reddish Brown (2.5Y2/2) -ns Pinkish Gray ( 2.5Y8/2) -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 Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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