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Helmet Mask: Zoomorphic

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Cameroon, Northern region, Donga River region
Culture:
Mambila peoples, Mburi group
Medium:
Wood, animal teeth, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 14 in. (35.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift and Rogers Fund, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.203.4
Not on view
Collected Mburi Valley, Cameroon, by Paul Gebauer, 1936–(d.)1977; his wife, Clara Gebauer, Portland, OR, from 1977, on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978–1991

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