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unknown Abua
Abua Primary



Egbukele (Water Spirit) Headdress

First half 20th century
Carved wood, paint, plaster (?), glue, nails, and twine or cord

63.78 in. (162 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.5.122
Other Number(s): 134 (Neufeld Collection Number)
162 (Christie's Number)
Geography: Africa, Nigeria
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Abuan, Ibibio, Ijo, Nigerian, West African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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