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King Tut's Mask Damaged; Beard Snapped Off During Botched Cleaning. SMH

King Tut's Mask Damaged During Botched Cleaning

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Face mask "gu", Côte d'Ivoire, Guro Read more: www.tribal-art-au...

Mask; Island of Java, Indonesia Museum of Ethnography; Budapest

A Khambaba shamanistic ritual mask of the Udege tribe.

Venice Carnival

Goat Mask, Africa

Goat Mask (Je) | Guro or Baule | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yup'ik Face Mask \\ late 19th century \\ Alaska \\ Wood, pigment \\ Collected in late 19th century by Bishop Farhout, MacKenzie River area

Face Mask | Yup'ik | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tlingit ceremonial mask Alaska

Colorful wooden masks, Chichicastenango Market, Guatemala

The Jester

Africa | Mask "banda" from the Nalu people of Guinea-Bissau | Wood, polychrome paint | The "banda" mask figure belonged to the men society "simo" and was looked upon as an outmost hazardous being, which appeared in times of danger in order to protect the people. Furtheron it was danced at harvest festivities, weddings, initiation rites and funerals of important people. They are hardly danced nowadays and if so just for entertainment.

Usobuki Kyogen Mask. Edo Period.

African Bete warrior mask (via figsdunwar)

Superbe masque animalier, Songyé ou Luba, bois dur, multiples couches de kaolin, quelques éclats.

Africa | Igbo (Ekoi) Cross River Headdress from Nigeria, Cameroon | Wood, horns, animal skin, hair, raffia and cloth | Early 20th century.


ModernDomicile | November 2009 Contest | Interior Design

Moon Mask Aubrey Johnson Native Mask - Kwakiutl Moon Mask by Aubrey Johnson C2007


tsogo mask




Calacas (masked figures) visit the Dia de los Muertos festival at the Heard Museum and invite children to dance with them.