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Poro society initiation mask (kepeli-yehe)

<i>Poro</i> society initiation mask (<i>kepeli-yehe</i>)

Poro society initiation mask (kepeli-yehe)

Wood

H: 36; W: 17; D: 10 cm

Gift of Faith-dorian and Martin Wright, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Abraham Janoff

Accession number:

B84.0893

Arts/Africa
From the Israel Museum publications:

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

Exhibitions:

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

Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing, 08/04/2009 - 30/11/2009

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