33 UMMA Objects
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Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Walu Antelope Mask
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.26
Face mask made of wood, covered in white kaolin; face has round, bulging forehead, deep set narrow eyes, small round ears, fiber beard, open rectangular mouth and pointed teeth; basketry weave that held mask on the dancer’s head is visible at back and sides; raffia attachment on top of head frayed and missing.<br />
Salampasu (Salampasu)
Mask (Kasangu)
1920 – 1960
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.44

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Female Ancestor Figure
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.24

Baulé (Baule (culture))
Ape Deity (M'Botumbo)
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.30

Melanesian
Ritual Figure for the Malagan Ceremony: A Memorial in honor of the Dead
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.48

Melanesian
Canoe Prow Guardian Figure of Musumusu
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.49

Bamana (Bamana)
N'tomo Society Initiation Mask
1900 – 1970
Museum purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.19

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Kore Society Hyena Mask
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.20
Male figured seated on high-backed stool with hands resting on abdomen; symmetrical scarification patterns on cheeks and temples, also down center of forehead and at base of the nose. Coiffure is high crested and segmented. Figure wears sandals and necklace or amulet around neck. Figure has sheen to patina, pigmented deep brown in contrast to stool. Figure has bore hole in back between buttocks.<br />
Baulé (Baule (culture))
Male Spirit Spouse Figure (Blolo Bian)
1920 – 1960
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.32

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Kponiugo Mask
1800 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.38
A naturalistic rendering of a ram, with striations incised into the top of the head and down the first third of the horns which sweep forward in a natural curve toward the nose. Eyes inlaid with green glass, and muzzle is overlaid with strip of metal. Jaw articulates, tied with cord. Cloth ears are attached and dangle on either side of head. Wood is unpainted.<br />
Bamana (Bamana)
Ram Rod Puppet Head (Bakòrò, Sogokun)
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.22

Papua New Guinean
Ancestral Figure
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.50
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