portal

Mask

Museum number:
5-1739
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050001739
Alternate number:
B-486 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.1370
Object count:
1
Description:
wooden Egungun cult human face mask; unpainted except for patch of green for hair. 10" x 7 1/2" x 4 1/2
Donor:
William Russell Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Abeokuta
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1943-1944
Materials:
Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.3 Objects relating to the Secular and Quasi-religious Rites, Pageants, and Drama
Accession date:
1960
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
height 11.43 centimeters, length 25.4 centimeters, and width 19.05 centimeters
Loans:
S1966-1967 #34: Design Department (UC Berkeley) (November 28, 1966–December 9, 1966)
Images:
Legacy documentation: