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West Mexico - Let the Objects Speak - Cloth and Clay

Africa | Kasai Pende helmet mask from DR Congo | Wood, pigment and kaolin

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

Alexander Peden's mask in the collection of the National Museum of Scotland. From the mid-1600s. Made of leather, fabric and real human hair.

Africa | Mask from the We people of Liberia or Ivory Coast | Wood, fiber, bells, brass, shells, teeth and pigment | ca. 1970

African masks research page - lots of drawing and research, packed busy pages

17th-18th century iron executioner's mask, Tower of London exhibit. The smile was a nice touch.

Africa | Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile || The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent the power of intervention against sorcery.

Copper Mask from Northwest Coast (Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)

Viking mask (989-1020 AD) found on the Baffin Island coast. Photo by David Coventry. There is an intriguing story attached to this picture ...