Exhibitions/ Art Object

Helmet Mask (Bamumkom)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Cameroon, Grassfields
Culture:
Kom peoples, Tikar group
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/4 x W. 9 x D. 9 1/8 in. (33.7 x 22.9 x 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.4.3
Not on view
Collected in 1926 by Elias Ndika in Bafut area of western Cameroon; Paul and Clara Gebauer, McMinnville, Ore., 1932–1972

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