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Sepik River Mai Mask

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This mask dates back to around 1910, belonging to the Iatmul People of Papa New Guinea.

I was about halfway done with this the other day after work when the lights cut out in the Pacific exhibit, leaving me to find my way out of the dark with all the spirits looking on.  It was pretty intense.  Finished it up yesterday and got out of there before there could be a repeat performance.

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Written by gregorymercer

November 14, 2008 at 8:42 pm

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