Masks

General Information

Masks of the World - http://www.masksoftheworld.com/
Pictures of masks from world cultures.

Masks and More Masks - http://www.mask-and-more-masks.com/index.html
History and descriptions of African, Asian, Greek, Italian, Samuari and European masks.

Fact Monster - Masks - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/ent/A0832094.html

African

African Masks and Meaning - http://www.rebirth.co.za/African_mask_history_and_meaning.htm
Pictures, descriptions and meanings of African masks.

Meanings of masks African Masks Exhibit - Brooklyn Children's Museum Collection Africa for Kids - http://pbskids.org/africa/index.html
Click on Make a Mask for history, pictures and information about masks in Africa.

National Museum of African Art - http://africa.si.edu/index1.html
Look at thousands of pieces of African artwork throughout history that is organized into specific categories and exhibits.

WWW.ARTFACTORY.COM- http://www.artyfactory.com/africanmasks/index.htm
Information about  African masks with examples.

Asia - China and Japan

Smithsonian Institute - http://smithsonianeducation.org/mywonderfulworld/asia.html

Egyptian

Tour Egypt - http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/masks.htm

Egyptian Masks - http://www.mask-and-more-masks.com/egyptian-masks.html

Egyptian Masks - http://www.king-tut.org.uk/egyptian-mummies/egyptian-masks.htm

Halloween

Halloween is Here - http://www.halloweenishere.com/history.html

The History of Halloween - http://www.halloween.com/history_halloween.php

Italian

   History of Venetian Carnival Masks - http://www.venetianmasksshop.com/history.htm

Mask Italia - http://www.maskitalia.com/maskhistory.htm
Examples and history of Italian masks are available on this site.

 

Mexican

Masks of Mexico - http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/exhibits/santosdiablos/info.shtml
History, descriptions and pictures of masks from Mexico.

Native American, Incan and Mayan Arctic Studies - http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/index.html
Learn about the history and masks created by people of the northern continent.

Native American Masks - http://www.snowwowl.com/naartmasks.html
Pictures and the history of masks within Native American tribes.

Native American Masks - http://www.masksoftheworld.com/NoAmerica/Native%20American%20Mask%20grou...
Pictures of masks - NO HISTORY PROVIDED

Sheldon Jackson Museum - http://146.63.87.186/ASMSearch/SearchForm
Enter MASKS into the search form to see the collection of Eskimo masks. The Sheldon Jackson Museum is the oldest museum in Alaska, and among its best-known pieces are totems, Eskimo masks, Tlingit, Eskimo, Aleut and Athabaskan baskets, jewelry, toys, and traditional clothing.