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unknown Yoruba
Yoruba Primary



Egungun (Masquerade) Headdress

19th century - 20th century
Carved and incised wood with raffia

11 9/16 in. x 11 in. x 8 1/4 in. (29.3 cm x 28 cm x 21 cm)
Gift of Bruce and Adele King, in memory of Nicole M. King, Class of 1986

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2003.27.2
Other Number(s): King Collection TN-4 (Temporary Number)
Geography: Africa, Nigeria
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Yoruba, Nigerian, West African, African
Collection: King Collection

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