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Helmet Mask (Egungun)

Artist:
Workshop of Adugbologe
Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Abeokuta region, Itoko quarter
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 15 7/8 x W. 10 3/4 x D. 12 1/2 in. (40.3 x 27.3 x 31.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Hammer in memory of Mr. Paul R. Stokes, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.448.2
Not on view
Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey S. Hammer, Chicago, until 1987

Drewal, Henry John. African Artistry: Technique and aesthetics in Yoruba sculpture. Atlanta: High Museum of Art, 1980.

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