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Index to photographs from the Ikwerri Igbo region
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.

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This archive was produced by John C. McCall with the cooperation of Ursula Jones.

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.

Ikwerri Igbo

Mami Wata -- Rumuji Owu Play

Ogalanya (Shining and bright) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Abbu (Tortoise) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Egedu (Mudfish) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Ebi (porcupine) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Ebeule Uku (Water Ram, mythical beast) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Carver of the masks -- Preparing a mask for the Rumuji Owu Play

Carver of the masks -- Preparing a mask for the Rumuji Owu Play

Abam (One who has visited places and learned things) -- Rumuji Owu Play

Asaba -- Rumuji Owu Play

Asaba -- Rumuji Owu Play

"Jack" -- Rumuji Owu Play

Ajibodo, Head of Owu -- Rumuji Owu Play

The musicians accompaning the dance -- Rumuji Owu Play

Parade of Masks -- Okerevinwe, Oweremba, Aka Leke, Adachinwa, Abam, Jack, Oyiaro, Oki -- Rumuji Owu Play


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