Elephant Mask


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Artifact Identification Elephant Mask   (2009.05.0193)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Baule, Guro

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 39.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 11 cm
Weight 990 g
Measuring Remarks Length measured from bottom of trunk to top of ears, width measured from sides of ears, depth measured from brow to back of mask.
Materials Wax
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Polishing
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Geunneguez, Andre and Afo. Arte de la Cote d’Ivoire et de ses Voisins. Paris: L’Harmattan, n.d. P. 78. Segy, Ladislas. Masks of Black Africa. New York: Dover, 1976. Plate 77.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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