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Object ID Number 2010.020.035
Artist Unknown
Title Ancestral Mask
Date No date
Medium Wood, pigment, shell, twine, and hair
Dimensions (H x W x D) 14" x 7" x 4.5"
Credit line Formerly in the Collection of Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska
Culture Oceania / Papua New Guinea / Lower Sepik River Region / Highlands
Collection Survey Collection
Object Name Mask
Description Carved wooden mask in the shape of an elongated human face; detailed double-arched hairline; large round nose; openings at eyes and mouth; carved details in the cheeks, around the eyes, on the forehead, and around the bottom edge; shells attached to ears; red pigment around eyes and mouth.