Pitt Rivers Museum Anthropology and World Archaology




Human face



Collected by Mervyn David Waldegrave Jeffreys

Given to the Museum in 1942

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Human face mask, Cameroon

This pottery mask-form represents a human head. It comes from the Bamenda area of the Cameroon Grasslands. Animal imagery was extremely common here, and animal and human masks were worn by masked dancers.

View database record 1942.13.253