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Kepong Mask

Location

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, NORTHERN NEW IRELAND

Title

Kepong Mask

Date

2nd half of 19th c.

Materials

Wood, pigments, vegetable fibre, turban shell opercula

Dimensions

38 x 16 cm

Credits

Purchase, gift of Dr. J. Douglas Morgan, inv. 1952.Pc.6

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

This type of mask is used during the malagan cycle of funeral rites.

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