Face Mask


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Artifact Identification Face Mask   (1990.10.0054A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th - 20th century CE
Culture Wee, Wobe

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 48.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 21.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 18.5 cm
Weight 1314 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment, Plant, Animal--Shell, Textile, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Hollowing, Carved, Incising, Painting, Affixing
Munsell Color Information Vivid Red (7.5 R 4/16) -ns Yellowish White ( 10 YR 9/2) -ns Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown ( 10 YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Fischer, Eberhard, and Hans Himmelheber. The Arts of the Dan in West Africa. Bern: Stampfli & Cie. Trans. Anne Buddle.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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