small pendant of hippo ivory carved into likeness of man's face; on top of head rests three-pointed crown with a band of repeating black dots below; face has high forehead, bulging eyes, rounded nose, and mouth that protrudes to a point; man has triangular beard that tapers at bottom; piece is yellowish in hue with the reverse being a darker brown

Pendant, mid 20th century

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Ivoryexpand_more

Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.10

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Pendant
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Artist
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2015.62.10
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small pendant of hippo ivory carved into likeness of man's face; on top of head rests three-pointed crown with a band of repeating black dots below; face has high forehead, bulging eyes, rounded nose, and mouth that protrudes to a point; man has triangular beard that tapers at bottom; piece is yellowish in hue with the reverse being a darker brown