Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Cermonial mask
Nuna (Gurunsi) people, Burkina Faso
Wood and pigment
H: 125; W: 34; D: 25 cm
Gift of Thomas G.B. Wheelock, New York to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in honor of Martin Wright, and with the help of gifts from Fernandez Arman, Dr. John and Nicole Dintenfass, George Feher, Cedric and Daisy Marks, Ann Rogin and Rachel Adler, New York, Hans Guggenheim, Boston, Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Honig, Riverdale, New York;
the bequest of Berta Abry and the Arthur and Madeleine Chalette Lejwa Collection, bequeathed by Madeleine Chalette Lejwa, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B99.1336
 
 

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

Exhibition:
Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Beningson Gallery, Ruth Youth Wing, 08/04/2009 - 01/12/2009

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