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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1971.112
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
"Waniugo" Funerary Mask
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
20th century
Places
Creation Place: Africa, West Africa
Culture
West African
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Stained wood with metal [brass?] decoration attached, stored in a brown wood box
Dimensions
71.12 x 31.12 x 26.35 cm (28 x 12 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal, gift; to Harvard University, 1971, transferred; to Fogg Art Museum, 1971.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of President Léopold Sédar Senghor of Senegal to Harvard University, presented to the Fogg Art Museum by President Pusey
Accession Year
1971
Object Number
1971.112
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Meredith Palmer, "Harvard Attacks Art Looting; Proposes Acquisition Policy", The Harvard Crimson (Cambridge, MA, November 18, 1973), p. 3, b&w repro.

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