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unknown Lwalwa
Lwalwa Primary



Ngongo (Initiation Mask)

Late19th century - Mid 20th century
Carved wood with patina

7 1/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (18.1 cm x 11.43 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.128
Other Number(s): 179 (244) (Neufeld Collection Number)
244 (Sotheby's Lot Number)
Geography: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Southeast Democratic Republic of the Congo
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Lwalwa, Congolese, Central African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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