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Mamuthones (Nuoro, Italian Sardinia) in traditional carnival costume used for pre-Christian rites to ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood & darkened alder walnut.

chokwe zanda-muada mask

Object type : mask Place of collecting : Democratic Republic of the Congo > Katanga > Lualaba Culture : Chokwe Date of acquisition :

African Dogon animal mask Dogon people, Mali, Africa

African Mask - Bamana or Dogon Mask from Mali

african masks

African masks play an important role in the various cultures and tribes found throughout the African continent. Generally speaking, African masks are used in intricate religious ceremonies as a way to conjure or communicate with spirits or ancestors.