Gelede Mask

Yoruba people, Republic of Benin, Western Africa, Africa

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collected 1966

Wood and sticks

Overall: 11 13/16 × 5 7/8 × 8 11/16 in. (30 × 15 × 22 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

167.6.24047

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Republic of Benin

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

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

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