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Object ID Number 2010.020.023
Artist Unknown
Title Ancestral Mask #1
Date No date
Medium Wood, Pigments, and Shell
Dimensions (H x W x D) 20" x 6.5" x 5"
Credit line Formerly in the Collection of Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska
Culture Oceania / Papua New Guinea / Lower Sepik Region
Collection Survey Collection
Object Name Mask
Description Carved wooden mask in an elongated oval shape with red pigmentation all over; carved pattern at top and bottom ends; small holes along sides and top edge; holes in ears, eyes, and mouth; blue and white details in eyes; carved "beard" detail below mouth; grass tied around upper carvings.