Photo © IMJ, by Ohad Matalon

Kuosi society elephant mask
Late 19th – early 20th century
Bamileke people, Cameroon, Southern Grasslands
Cloth, beads, cowrie shells
H: 120; W: 45; D: 8 cm
Gift of Ann and Richard Solomon, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B95.1159

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English
Bizarre Perfection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008

Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/12/2008 - 13/06/2009, December 2008 - June 2009

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