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Dark colored mask with an ovoid shaped head. The face has incised parallel striations, round white eyes with open crescents below, round ears, a small nose and a small mouth. The coiffure is composed of parallel ridges circumventing the entire head. There are two holes around the bottom edge of the mask, one in the front and one in the back. 
Igala (Igala)
Helmet Mask
1900 – 1960
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, James and Vivian Curtis, and David L. Chambers and John G. Crane

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
A naturalistic rendering of a human face. Eyes carved in relief are convex and almond-shaped with narrow slits and are placed in round, concave eye sockets. Nose is slender at the bridge and rounded at the tip. The horizontal mouth is partially opened. Half rounded ears display metal loops, one includes a tag with the number 039641-HAV(?). The "hair" is attached with a cloth headband, covered in snakeskin, placed high on the forehead and is made from clay and red tukula powder. The face shows striated, scarifcation patters underneath and to the sides of the eyes; the forehead shows is a chingelyengelye cross motif. The patina is smooth and redish brown in color.
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Pwo Mask
1885 – 1895
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
A vertically positioned drum with two handles. The stem between the handles resembles a coil or spiral shape consisting of layered rings. The bottom half of the drum, below the handles, consists of a linear design of concentric lines. The top portion of the drum, above the handles, consists of geometric patterns. Leather skin is stitched to the top of the drum.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
1875 – 1885
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Large, ovoid mask with a dark patina. The forehead of the face is raised, sloping down to a short, broad nose. The eyes are formed by two cresent shapes separated by a rectangle. On each cheek are three raised marks in a vertical line. The mouth is closed and may be moveable. 
Ibibio (Ibibio)
1935 – 1945
Gift of Lydia Johnstone
Wooden helmet-shaped mask with a large central dome. From the front two flat plates form a mouth, with triangular ears on each side while two curved horns extend back. There is a crack along the center of the mask that appears to have been repaired locally with pitch or tar.
Chamba (Chamba (Nigerian))
early 1900s - early 1970s
Museum Purchase
Circular mask with a round face in the center and a circular superstructrure. The eyes are cresent-shaped and the forehead and outer edge of the face are raised. The edge of the mask is decorated with alternating semi-circles in yellow and black pigment. The face of the mask is yellow with a dark marquise shaped mark in the center of the forehead. Above the central face is an open circle intersected by a vertical bar decorated with a spiral design. At the very top of the circle is a diamond-shaped projection. 
Eket;Ibibio (Ibibio)
1900 – 1983
Gift of Dale E. Rice
Naturalistic cow’s head of carved from wood with eyes cut from the bottoms of glass bottles. Natural cow horns are attached. Head is predominantly black with white triangle on forehead, red pigment surrounding eyes, red in interior of ears, white chin, and white dots on cheeks and in red ground around eyes. Horns are white, tipped in black; a fiber cord runs through its nostrils and around back of head.<br />
Bijogo (Bijogo)
Mask (vaca bruto, dugn'be type)
1925 – 1975
Gift of Avery Z. Eliscu
Wooden head with a long neck on a round base. The face is somewhat square and the ears are flat to the sides of the head. The mouth is long and thin, but open, revealing two rows of teeth. The nose is small and the eyes are almond-shaped, inset with metal. The eyebrows are thin and curved. Yellow, blue, and red pigments decorates the forehead and pointed hairstyle. 
20th century
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
Mask in the form of a large, carved head and neck. The mouth is open slightly to reveal teeth, the nose is large, and there is dark pigment surrounding the eyes. There are facial markings that curve around the cheeks, along with two small circles by each eye and three small squares above the nose. The hair is scallop-shaped around the edges and atop the head is a hat. At the bottom of the neck is a base of raffia. 
1935 – 1945
Gift of Germaine Gibson
Oval shaped wooden mask with white pigment on the face and black pigment on the hair, which has a scalloped pattern near the forehead. There is also black pigment outlining the eyes, mouth, nose, as well as facial markings next to and below the eyes. Along the edge of the mask are small holes, perhaps to attach a now missing part of the costume. 
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
A wooden mask with zoomorphic features. The mouth is in the form of elongated lips, resembling an open beak. Each eye is formed by a short rod in front of a small rectangular projection. Behind the eyes are triangular ears. At the back of the head are two curved projections. The mask is painted red, white and black with a brown feather at the top of the head. 
Mambila (Mambila (culture or style))
1800 – 1999
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins
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