Unknown Artist

Mija masiik ('mija' head)

Other titles:
Ceremonial board, Face shield, Carved board, Mindja figure
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Ambunti Mountains (Washkuk Hills), East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
possibly Nukuma people
Year
mid 20th century
Media
Ceremonial object, Sculpture
Medium
carved wood, yellow and red ochre pigments, black pigment
Dimensions
107.0 x 40.5 x 8.5 cm
Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
IA1.1965