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Collection

Korogo Village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Mei mask
Other titles:
Mai mask
Mwai mask
Place of origin
Korogo VillageMiddle Sepik RiverEast Sepik ProvincePapua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Iatmul people
Year
collected 1965
Media categories
Ceremonial object, Sculpture
Materials used
painted wood, shells
Dimensions

87.0 cm height

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
412.1994
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Roseville, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1972, (illus.).