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MS-115-002: Open Mouth Monkey Mask

 Item — display_case: Third Floor Odum
Collection number: MS-115-002
Scope and Contents Description: Monkey mask. Media: Polychrome wood and fur. Size: 14 1/2" x 8" x 5 3/8" or 14 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 5 3/8". Surface: Surface loss, color good. Stability: Structural crack (five inches, top of head), crack (one and threee quarter inches- left side, rear of head), scrapes along bottom, paint chipping...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-08-26

MS-115-003: Ugandan Monkey Mask

 Item — display_case: Third Floor Odum
Collection number: MS-115-003
Scope and Contents Description: Painted mask with hair. Material: Wood, paint, and hair. Size: 15" x 10" x 7". Surface: Scratching and wear beside holes on bottom; light scratching between nose and eyes; color variations on ribbed white top. Stability: Interior crack on forehead above eyes, profound losses to back. ...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-08-26

MS-115-004: Janus Head Mask

 Item — display_case: Third Floor Odum
Collection number: MS-115-004
Scope and Contents Description: Mask/sculpture: Janus head figure. Media: Carved wood and cowry shell. Size: 11 3/4" x 10 3/4" x 9 1/2". Surface: Mold-like substance (eye area of unbroken face), significant wear throughout; remnants of pigment around features, pink accretion on most of unbroken face. Stability: Cracking, including many radial...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-08-26

MS-115-035: Songye Power Figure

 Item — display_case: Third Floor Odum
Collection number: MS-115-035
Scope and Contents Medium sized Songye style Power Figure with horn and metal criscrosed mask on face. Materials: horn, wood, leather, wicker, metal spikes and metal stripes on face, and cloth and beads. Arm has a recent crack.
Dates: Acquired: 2011-08-26

African Art: United States Fish and Wildlife Service

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-115
Abstract Songye tribal masks and power figures from Congo, Africa. Seized by United States Fish and Wildlife Service while being smuggled into Hartsfield International Airport. Some pieces incorporated materials harvested from endangered species, which were removed. United States Fish and Wildlife Service donated these materials to Valdosta State University Archives in 2011. Another intake of 6 items being smuggled from Cameroon were donated in 2015.
Dates: Acquired: 2011-08-26