Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Face Mask

Date:
1st–8th century
Geography:
Mexico, Mesoamerica, Guerrero, Balsas River region
Culture:
Mezcala
Medium:
Basalt (andesite)
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 x W. 5 x D. 2 3/4 in. (14 x 12.7 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.537
Not on view
[William Spratling, New York and Guerrero, Taxco, Mexico, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 572.



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