Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Helmet mask for the Epa masquerade
Yoruba people, Osi Ilorin, Nigeria
Artist: Bambgose of Osi Ilorin (died: ca. 1920)
Wood and paint
H: 105; W: 30; D: 24 cm
Gift of Gaston de Havenon, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B78.0920
 
 

Publications:
Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Exhibition:
Highlights of the Collection: African and Oceanic Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir