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Javanese, Indonesia, Burial Mask, 5th century or earlier, gold, the MFAH, gift of Alfred C. Glassell, Jr.

Spotlight Gallery Talk: Javanese “Burial Mask”

Friday, Nov 30, 2012
12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet Map & Directions

Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday, join a 20-minute gallery talk and work your way around the world and through time. Today's featured highlight is an ancient Burial Mask from Java. This rare object in the museum's Glassell Collection of Indonesian Gold predates Buddhist and Hindu burial customs.

► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from that day's on-site food truck or from the MFAH location of Cafe Express, so make Lunch + Look part of your Friday routine! General admission is always free for MFAH Members.