siucJones Archive

Index to photographs from the Nsukka and Nri-Awka Igbo regions
All photographs by G. I. Jones

Copyright to these photographs belong to the G. I. Jones estate and is managed by the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge. Reproduction for publication is prohibited without the prior written permission of the copyright holder.

Anyone wishing to obtain rights to use any of these images in a publication or museum exhibit should direct inquiries to the Senior Assistant Curator at
cumaa@hermes.cam.ac.uk
This archive was produced by John C. McCall with the cooperation of Ursula Jones.

I
t was created as part of a project funded by grants from The English Speaking Union and Southern Illinois University.

Production facilities were generously provided by the African Studies Centre, University of Cambridge.



Nsukka Igbo


Masquerader in Nsukka




Nri-Awka Igbo



Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isu Ochi


Awo Ohia (Traveller -- he who travels through the bush) Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isu Ochi


Iro Ekpetu (Merciless) Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isu Ochi


Eju Onu (Long Mouth) Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isu Ochi


Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isu Ochi


Nwabogho Ehi (heifer) Mmau Masquerade, Amuda village, Isi Ochi


Obugula Mmau, daughter masks, Amuobia village


Obugula Mmau, Amuobia village

Obugula Mmau, Amuobia village

Grandmother Mask, Obugula Mmau, Amuobia village

Omuko (very old elder), Amuobia village

Omuko (very old elder), Amuobia village

Ghost Police, Amuobia village

Ghost Police, Amuobia village

Ghost Police Sargent, Amuobia village

Ghost Court Messengers, Amuobia village

A mask called "Government," Amuobia village

Agu nechenyi (leopard/elephant), Amuobia village

Anumbii (Horned Beast), Amuobia village

Nwa Ekpo, boy's masquerade, Nimo

Onu Kamma maskers (mouth stronger than sword), Nimo

Onu Kamma masker (mouth stronger than sword), Nimo

Mgbedike or Agu neche Enyi (leopard/elephant), Nimo

Mgbedike or Agu neche Enyi (leopard/elephant) [close-up], Nimo

Ogaranya (a powerful man), Nimo

Ogbuseyolaho mask

Onyeocha (white man)




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