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Helmet Mask (Mgbedike)

Artist:
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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Roberta and Lance Entwistle, London, until 1969]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

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