Mask of Adult Male

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Object Name: 
Mask of Adult Male
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm, W: 2.7 cm, Th: 0.5 cm
Not on Display
probably 1-199 or possibly later
Primary Description: 
Opaque light yellowish brown ceramic. Pressed and carved. Mask. Front is decorated in low relief with mask of adult male. He has wig or headdress with fillet across forehead, hair brushed down below fillet and cut in straight fringe, and long lappets; his eyes and mouth are pierced and his nostrils are impressed; he has a mustache and beard. Back is flat, except for area behind eyes, nose, and mouth, which have been excavated, and scratched areas. Both front and back have flakes of iridescence attached to them.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source