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Helmet Mask (Mgbedike)

Iweze of Ogbunike

Date: ca. 1918
Geography: Nigeria, Ogidi region
Culture: Igbo peoples, Onitsha group
Medium: Wood, pigment, iron
Dimensions: H. 35 7/16 x W. 12 3/8 x D. 19 3/4 in. (90 x 31.5 x 50.2 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift and Gift of Dr. Jack V. Wallinga, by exchange, 1969
Accession Number: 1978.412.606

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