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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

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