Mwaash a Mbooy, Mukenga, Funerary Helmet Mask


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Artifact Identification Mwaash a Mbooy, Mukenga, Funerary Helmet Mask   (2000.14.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1890 - 1910
Culture Kuba
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 59.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 32.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 36.0 cm
Weight N/A
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Glass, Plant--Wood, Animal
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Carved, Ceramic--Glazed
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

see Delange & Levis, African Art, P. 340, plate 395 also: Cornet, Art of Africa, discussion, p. 138 also: Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report, July 1, 1982-June 30, 1983, p. 35 also: African Accumulative Art, p. 25, C-7


Felix, Marc Leo. 100 Peoples of Zaire and Their Sculpture. Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987.

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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