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Face Mask (Ngon)

Artist/Maker: Bamana people (Mali)

Date: not dated
Medium: wood and stain
Overall: 12 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (30.8 x 17.5 x 12.1 cm)
Classification: Clothing, Accessories and Jewelry
Credit Line: Gift of Alan Potamkin
Object number: 2012.2.5
DescriptionThis is a monkey mask used by members of the Kore society. It is, however, one of the more elongated masks with unmistakable monkey features sometimes called Ngon, a more general category of male monkey masks. This mask shows considerable signs of age and wear.
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