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Bundu female society helmet mask (sowei)
ca. late 19th century – early 20th century
Mende people, Sierra Leone
Wood and metal
H: 38.5; Diam: 20 cm
Gift of Jerome Joss, Los Angeles, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B87.0052

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