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Mask, D91.22

Physical Description

Mask formed on whole shell of small land turtle. Features in silver coloured metal. Centre of eyes red (glass?) beads. Band of small repoussé skulls around edge; a single skull of same size at the point where the eyebrows meet.; upward curling moustache; elaborate pattern (not dental) in centre.


Confiscated at Christchurch Airport by Department of Conservation under CITES

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