Ngbaka. <em>Mask</em>, 19th century. Wood, 13 x 9 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.  (33 x 25.1 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1585. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1585_PS2.jpg)

Mask

Artist:NgbakaBanja

Medium: Wood

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 13 x 9 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (33 x 25.1 x 14.6 cm)

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Museum Location: 5H7-TOP

Accession Number: 22.1585

Image: 22.1585_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat, ovoid mask with ears partly in relief, open eye sockets and mouth. Scarification marks in three rows across forehead, down center of nose, chin, and temples. Nostrils indicated, punctuated under lower lip. Perforations at eyes and mouth. Teeth represented. Black patination. Condition: Worm-eaten; edges broken, crack along right side of face-repaired.

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