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Turtle Shell MASK, Papua New Guinea. Turtle shell covered in clay, painted, teeth, cowrie shells, fiber, feathers and woven cane border. 7.5" x 11". From the Estate of Dr. Gordon Saver, husband of Eunice Saver, an esteemed archaeologist of 35 years, known for her published work with the Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, her work with the International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies, her work on sites in Syria and elsewhere, and in researching and deciphering ancient hieroglyphics and cylinder seals.


Condition commensurate with age, with some loss to fibers, wear.

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Turtle Shell MASK, Papua New Guinea.

Estimate $300 - $400Jan 21, 2018