Banfora market

Burkina Faso

Banfora market

Igbo Agbogho Mmwo Helmet Mask, Nigeria http://www.imodara.com/item/nigeria-igbo-agbogho-mmwo-maiden-spirit-helmet-masks/

Igbo Agbogho Mmwo Helmet Mask, Nigeria http://www.imodara.com/item/nigeria-igbo-agbogho-mmwo-maiden-spirit-helmet-masks/

Helmet Mask (Bolo), 19th–20th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.157) #halloween #costume

Helmet Mask (Bolo), 19th–20th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.157) #halloween #costume

Goat Mask, Africa

Goat Mask, Africa

Plaque: Warrior and Attendants Date: 16th–17th century Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture: Edo peoples Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm) Classification: Metal-Sculpture

Plaque: Warrior and Attendants Date: 16th–17th century Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture: Edo peoples Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm) Classification: Metal-Sculpture

Headdress: Janus (Nkuambok). Date: 19th–20th century. Geography: Nigeria, Cross River region. Culture: Boki peoples.

Headdress: Janus (Nkuambok). Date: 19th–20th century. Geography: Nigeria, Cross River region. Culture: Boki peoples.

Anyi Mma (Memorial Figure), Ghana

Anyi Mma (Memorial Figure), Ghana

Africa | The Bamileke of Cameroon | ©Denis Lonchampt

Africa | The Bamileke of Cameroon | ©Denis Lonchampt

Power Figure (Nkisi), 19th–20th century Kongo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo Wood, paint, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine

Power Figure (Nkisi), 19th–20th century Kongo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo Wood, paint, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine

Benin Bronze - beneath the verandah of the Oba's Palace © Gus Casely-Hayford by Royal Opera House Covent Garden, via Flickr

Benin Bronze - beneath the verandah of the Oba's Palace © Gus Casely-Hayford by Royal Opera House Covent Garden, via Flickr

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