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ID number:  BIRRC-D0177
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Miniture carving of Janus-form mask (egungun)
Object type:  Mask
Place made:  Ijebu Ode, nr Lagos, W. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Materials:  Wood
Measurements:  13 cm
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Wood stained reddish-brown, with facial marks, hair and eyes highlighted in black and white. Purchased in Lagos from the carver Thomas Ona of Ijebu Ode in the late 1930s.

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