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Roy Sieber, Director of the Museum of African Art, Washington, DC has identified this as an Igala piece.
Bequest of John Gutmann
Headpiece with stylized face painted white with two strings diagonally moving from the inner eyes to the back of the neck. The head is crowned with a dark hat. Lips and small circular ears and an elongated neck-like base are painted dark. Handles extend from the top of the cylindrical neck, perhaps to hold some decorative material for an elaborate headdress.