Initiation Mask (presents the ancestral Mbunda chief Linyampa)

Mbunda people, Zambia, Southern Africa, Africa

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1950s

Bark Cloth, wood, and paint

Overall: 36 5/8 x 20 1/16 x 14 in. (93 x 50.9 x 35.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

166.1.15897

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

J. R. Ivy, Ltd., Pretoria, South Africa; purchased by Professor James W. Fernandez for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1965; sold to present collection, 1966.

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