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Dzunuk'wa mask. Dark grey humanoid mask with pursed, protruding lips, a hooked nose, sunken cheeks, bulging eyes, and a heavy brow ridge. Cheeks, nostrils, eyes, and two spots on the forehead are painted red.

History Of Use

Dzunuk'wa mask.


This mask and A1743 show similar carving treatment of the eye, cheek and mouth areas; possibly carved by the same artist.

Iconographic Meaning

A black mask with pursed lips indicates the mask represents Dzunuk'wa.

Item History

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