Friday, December 14, 2007

Are you ready for your close up?

I liked last week's version of Whatzit, so I'm going to keep that up until I hear objections. Here's a small part of a larger object for you to mull over this weekend:



What kind of clues can I give you? The base material is wood. And certain famous ethnologists (famous, I suppose, if you majored in anthropology (which I did)) did work in the area this object is from.

Happy weekend!

2 comments:

Allyson Lazar said...

It's clearly from Oceania, most likely Papua New Guinea, and it could be a mask, but I'm going to guess that it's a spirit board. Or a shield. I realize that including a few possibilities may be construed as cheating.

Larissa B. said...

This one is tough, I'm gonna say a mask