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sep 6, 1900 - Malagan (display and mask)

Description:

wood, pigment, fiber, and shell
Papua New Guinea
made for Malagan, a cycle of rituals
religious/philosophical importance
Honoring/ Dismissing the dead, funeral rites bid farewell to the dead but celebrated the vibrancy of living
Malagan ceremony= promote culture, celebrate death, statue based on 1 person and mounted on the front of a canoe then burned

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Date:

sep 6, 1900
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~ 118 years ago

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