Bwoom Mask


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Artifact Identification Bwoom Mask   (2001.06.0005)
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, Central, Congo
Period/Date N/A
Culture Kuba

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 41.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 28.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 26.3 cm
Weight 1897 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Shell, Animal--Hair, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Shell, Metal--Copper, Plant--Seed, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

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 Gift of Michaela and Israel Samuelly
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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