Photo © IMJ, by Ohad Matalon

Kuosi society elephant mask
Late 19th – early 20th century
Bamileke people, Cameroon, Southern Grasslands
Cloth, beads, cowrie shells
H: 120; W: 45; D: 8 cm
Gift of Ann and Richard Solomon, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B95.1159

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English
Bizarre Perfection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008

Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, The Ruth Youth Wing, 19/12/2008 - 13/06/2009, December 2008 - June 2009

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