Punu. <em>Mask for Okuyi Society (Mukudj)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (27.3 x 21 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1589. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1589_PS2.jpg)

Mask for Okuyi Society (Mukudj)


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (27.3 x 21 x 12.1 cm)


Museum Location: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 22.1589

Image: 22.1589_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Deep carved, slit eyes have brown shiny wood backing (?). Pink diamond-shaped scarification marks on forehead and square ones at temples. Protruding ears, polychromed pink and white on face and black eye brows. Elaborate black headdress. CONDITION: Good. Chip on left cheek.

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