Pendant Mask (Uhunmwun-ekue)
Arts of Africa
4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in. (12.5 × 7.5 cm) (show scale)
"23.280" and "Benin" in red on inside
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Museum Expedition 1923, Purchased with funds given by Frederic B. Pratt and Frank L. Babbott
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Edo. Pendant Mask (Uhunmwun-ekue), 19th century. Copper alloy, 4 15/16 × 2 15/16 in. (12.5 × 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1923, Purchased with funds given by Frederic B. Pratt and Frank L. Babbott, 23.280. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 23.280_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Pendant mask with prominent oval eyes, full mouth, and six keloids across forehead. Stylized beard edged with openwork loops extending around lower half of mask. Headdress of latticework.
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