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unknown Yoruba
Yoruba Primary



Janus-faced Egungun (Masquerade) Headdress

20th century
Carved and incised wood

7 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (19.05 cm x 26.67 cm x 26.67 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.5.89
Other Number(s): 84-4 (Neufeld Collection Number)
Geography: Africa, Nigeria
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Yoruba, Nigerian, West African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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