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A group of women all wearing black with their heads covered in black mourning a man in a suit laying down. His hands are crossed over his body and he has a beard.
Eugene W. Smith
Spanish Wake, from "W. Eugene Smith. A Portfolio of Ten Photographs"
1951 – 1977
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider

Elliott Erwitt
Jackie Kennedy at Funeral, from "Portfolio of 15 Photographs"
1963 – 1980
Gift of Gerald Lotenberg

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Headpiece for Funerary Use
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt
Circular mask with a round face in the center and a circular superstructrure. The eyes are cresent-shaped and the forehead and outer edge of the face are raised. The edge of the mask is decorated with alternating semi-circles in yellow and black pigment. The face of the mask is yellow with a dark marquise shaped mark in the center of the forehead. Above the central face is an open circle intersected by a vertical bar decorated with a spiral design. At the very top of the circle is a diamond-shaped projection. 
Eket;Ibibio (Ibibio)
1900 – 1983
Gift of Dale E. Rice
Wooden mask in the shape of human head, covered with animal skin, possibly antelope. The head is ovoid shaped with a small nose and an open mouth filled with teeth. The ears are small and there is a dark line running from the top of the forehead to the bottom of the nose. There are two raised marks on each side of the face. The top of the head is darkened and has small, wooden pegs to represent hair. 
1890 – 1959
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
A wooden post of stacked geometric forms and a small seated figure on top, seated at a table.
Mahafaly (Mahafaly)
Funerary Post
1800 – 1999
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins
A wooden crest mask covered with antelope skin in the form of a human figure with a columnar body and four outstretched limbs. The center of the figure's abdomen is dyed a dark brown, while the rest of the skin is light in color. On each side of the face are three dark circles in a vertical line. 
1900 – 1971
Gift of Mr. George Baumgartner
This miniature painting depicts a group of male figures gathered around a coffin draped with a blue cloth. Two pairs of candles set on tall candlesticks are placed at the head and foot of the coffin. To the left of the coffin stand four mourners wearing long gray robes with hoods. Facing them from the other side of the coffin are three tonsured clergymen dressed in white, who look at an open book placed before them. The group stands upon a green tiled floor next to a pink wall. The background is painted red and decorated with an exuberant pattern of gold scrolling foliage motifs.
Gold Scrolls Group
Leaf from a book of hours with a funeral mass
1415 – 1455
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander

Marc Chagall (Belorussian (culture or style))
Dead Souls: Funeral
1923 – 1927
Museum Purchase
Ceramic head on a hollow cylinder with a fluted base. The figure's eyes and mouth are thin, while the nose is angular. The top of the head is covered in small protruding points. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
This work is a terracotta head with a narrow, striated neck. The head is flat and circular, slightly tilted back on the neck. The mouth is open with three diagonal marks on each cheek. The eyebrows are formed by one continuous, curved line above the eyes and nose. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
On this terracotta head with a flat, circular shape the chin is small, as are the eyes, nose, and mouth. The eyes are framed by semi-circular brows. There are four sets of facial markings, one beside each eye and two in the center of the forehead. The hairstyle consists of semi-circular projections around the edge of the head, ending with a conical projection above each ear. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
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