Black Rock Galleries

Iatmul Language Group Turtle Mask

Current Bid $3.00

Location: Greenwich, CT

Item #: 167842
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Purchased in 2001 at Antipodes for $425.
Collected in the Middle Sepik District, Papua New Guinea.
Turtle shell with soot, red ochre, and lime attached to basketry adorned cassowary feathers.
It is said that these masks were carried from the canoe into the village by those warriors who had taken a head in inter-tribal battle. They are considered to be a mark or badge of authority.
Dimensions: 13"W x 7 1/2"D x 17"H
Condition: good with normal wear attributable to age.

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