AN EKOI HEAD CREST 19TH century Efut-Ibibio people, Cross River Region, Nigeria Wood, fibre, metal, animal skin and horn 48 cm high Provenance: Henri Kamer, Paris and New York
Arcos-tárgyak / Obects with face / Masks
Ejagham Ngbe/Ekpa Headdress, Nigeria
Ejagham | Ngbe/Ekpa Headdresses
Ekoi Head Crest, Efut-Ibibio Group, Cross River Region, Nigeria
Ekoi & Ejaham
Ejagham Ngbe/Ekpa Headdress, Nigeria. Ekpe is a mysterious spirit who is supposed to live in the jungle and to preside at the ceremonies of the society. Members of the Ekpe society are said to act as messengers of the ancestors (ikan).
Cross river masks Nigeria