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unknown Mende
Mende (active )



Sande Society Sowei Helmet Mask

20th century
Carved wood
State: Apparently not used in ritual

14.646 x 7.874 x 8.74 in. (37.2 x 20 x 22.2 cm)
Gift of Jane Martin, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.10
Geography: Africa, Sierra Leone
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Mende, Sierra Leonean, West African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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