Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Herald's mask (mabu)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Wum or Bafum people, Northern Grasslands, Cameroon
Wood, paint
H: 32; W: 33; D: 36 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Benenson, Greenwich, Connecticut, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0744
 
 

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

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