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

Unidentified possibly Egbado or Ketu maker


early 20th century

Wood, cotton and paint

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Benin, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area


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.


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

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