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dec 15, 1860 - 218 Buk (mask)

Description:

Mid to late 19th century
Turtle shell, fiber, feathers, wood, shells
Torres Strait
Function worn in a masquerade. Danced at rituals. Represents possibly a hero, ancestor, totem (bird represents the person)
Kept in special stone houses.

Added to timeline:

16 Nov 2017
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By Jewells Escamilla

Date:

dec 15, 1860
Now
~ 158 years ago

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