Ancestor Mask

2004.17.0138

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Artifact Identification Ancestor Mask   (2004.17.0138)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Abelam, Melanesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 34 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.5 cm
Weight 363 g
Measuring Remarks From Logan Museum: 34x11.5x6cm.
Materials Pigment--Paint, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

See also 2004.17.0305, 2004.17.0310

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Virginia M. and James D. Tobin Collection, Purchased from the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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