Gelede Mask Representing Osanyin, The Orisha of Herbal Medicines, Surrounded by Four Disciples

Unidentified possibly Egbado or Ketu maker

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early 20th century

Wood, cotton and paint

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

167.6.24038

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Benin

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 3, Intro to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.

Provenance

Purchased by Professor James W. Fernandez in Benin (Dahomey) for Dartmouth College Museum, 1967.

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