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Mask Representing a Hyena (Suruku)

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood and string

20 1/2 × 6 × 8 in. (52.07 × 15.24 × 20.32 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.6
Geography: 
Made in Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Bamana
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Sotheby's New York, dates unknown, lot 14
Gift of Mrs. Erika Hughes to Yale University Art Gallery in 2014

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.