Headdress (Egungun)

Date: 19th–20th century
Geography: Nigeria, Abeokuta region (?)
Culture: Yoruba peoples
Medium: Wood, pigment, iron nails
Dimensions: H. 15 15/16 x W. 7 13/16 x D. 13 5/16 in. (40.6 x 19.8 x 33.8 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.192

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