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Africa | Zoomorphic mask "kifwebe" from the Luba people of DR Congo | Wood, black and brown patina, kaolin.

Zoomorphic mask "kifwebe" from the Luba people of DR Congo, Wood, black and brown patina, kaolin.

YORUBA - Nigeria - Mask Helmet ritual "Gelede" - Works Collection Fabrizio Corsi

YORUBA - Nigeria - Mask Helmet ritual "Gelede" - Works Collection Fabrizio Corsi

Africa | Mask from the Lula people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment || The mask style of the Lula is very similar to that of the neighbouring Holo, Zombo, Nkanu and Soso. These masks were used to protect initiates of witches and sorcerers.

DR Congo Lula people mask of wood and pigment. The mask style of the Lula is very similar to that of neighbouring Holo, Zombo, Nkanu and Soso. These masks were used to protect initiates of witches and sorcerers.

Anthropo-zoomorphic Bembe masks, D.R. Congo, Africa, n.d.

Anthropo-zoomorphic face mask "eluba" or emangungu", D. Congo, Bembe [I wonder if that little "drawer" beneath the nose is where the teeth are kept? jml]m

Dogon. Mali

Anthropomorphic mask from the Dogon people of Mali, Wood. Depicting a person called "the hunter".

Africa | Mask ~ kpan pre ~ from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast | Wood, polychrome paint

Mask ~ kpan pre ~ from the Baule people of the Ivory Coast

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