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Headdress (Egungun)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Ogbomosho region
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment, nails
Dimensions:
H. 11 3/16 x Diam. 8 1/2 in. (28.5 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.206
Not on view
Bilewu-Ajitery, Ogbomosho region, until 1958; Roy Sieber, Bloomington, Ind., until 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1961–1978

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