BIDJOGO HEADS , Bidjogo Islands
BIDJOGO Head 3
15" high x 22" wide
BIDJOGO Head 5
20.5" high x 22" wide
The heads below have been sold and are left here for reference and educational purposes.
BIDJOGO Head 1
BIDJOGO Head 2
BIDJOGO Head 4
BIDJOGO Head 6
Photographs © Tim Hamill
HEADS, Bidjogo Islands
Headdresses depicting bulls are used in ceremonies to indicate the age-grade status of the wearer.
Old Bidjogo heads are rare. Despite their appearance, these are all 20th C. pieces and were probably made to be sold.
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