Mask (Sendam)

Unidentified Murik maker
Papua New Guinea


early 20th century

Red garamut hardwood

Overall: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection



Place Made: Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik River region, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area


Not on view


Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1903-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

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