This object, carved like a mask, has a ridged back (like a cricket bat) and a headdress depicting a hornbill painted yellow and white with red eyes. The face has shell eyes surrounded with yellow paint and elsewhere is decorated with solid and dotted white lines on a stained background.
This round and carefully moulded head has a pensive expression, gazing forward, its mouth firmly closed. Layers of pigment have worn away, leaving the remains of white undercoat with traces of black on the hair.
This small object is a simplistic representation of a head. The facial features and hair have been carved. The eyes are represented by pierced holes and holes are also used to define the mouth, nostrils and ears. The mouth is depicted open, bearing a set of teeth.
This object is a detailed representation of the head of Christ. The top of the neck and collar of a garment are shown although this ends abruptly. The back of the head and neck have been flattened. The facial features have been modelled so as to appear naturalistic.
This stone-carved head sits horizontally atop a thick neck base. The facial features show closed eyes, filed teeth and incised carving indicates a beard and moustache. The coiffure is of a tripartite nature and thick hoop earrings are visible.
This miniature female portrait head is approximately thumb size. The facial features have been sculpted so as to appear naturalistic and grooves define the hair. The object is made from grey-white opauqe glass. A dark brown surface deposit appears in patches on the right side of the head.
This convex head broken from a jar shows large almond-shaped eyes, with a horizontal incised line suggesting the eyes are closed. The eyebrows are wide and span the entire eye area joining in the centre where it joins to a small, slightly upturned nose.
This head is made from wood, covered in duiker skin, and stitched underneath. The indentation that marks out the eye sockets has two nails driven into each eye. There are two cavities for the nostrils and the mouth is wide open.
This hollow head has been thinly cast using the lost was process (cire perdue). It sits on a neck ring and shows braided and beaded hair with a woven headdress. The face displays extremely smooth skin. The mouth is partially open and the eyes have iron inserts.