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Ibibio people Western Cross River area, Nigeria
Ekpo secret society mask [Mask, skull-like] late 19th century Description: Mask, skull-like
Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, masks, wood carving
Dimensions: 24.4 h x 17.5 w x 9.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.837
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • collection of Alfred Miller, St. Gratien, France;
  • sold at auction, Hotel Druot, Paris, 1973;
  • when bought by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, December 1973