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Wooden humanoid mask with a narrow face that tapers at the chin. Mask has a pronounced brow with alternating triangles carved in relief along its length; nose ridge protrudes from underside of brow. Curved metal sheeting above triangular eye holes, imitating eyelids; thin triangle-shaped cheeks extend from either side of the mask. Large nose has two small holes drilled into the base, overtop a protruding upper lip. Teeth are carved in relief along top and bottom edges of mouth opening; raised triangular tongue carved on bottom of mouth. Jaw is attached to mask with plant fibre ties. Sides and top of mask are flat, chin is rounded and mask interior is hollow. Holes drilled all around back edge.

History Of Use

Bugle (bu gle) type mask, used to frighten people.


The donor taught in a rural school in Tobli, eastern Liberia, from 1965 to 1967.

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