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Igbo Mask (N° 24650)

African art and the spectacular crest masks of the Igbo ethnic group.
African mask Igbo Agbogo Mmwo, called maiden mask, glorifying youth and beauty, slanted eyes, emaciated face coated in white, scarifications and tattoos. The hairstyle consists of braided hair mixed with accessories. The white color of the mask is related to ancestral spirits, these masks frequently accompanying the deceased during funeral rites, i> mmwo meaning "spirit of the dead". Laminated matte patina, desiccation cracks, losses.
The Igbo live in the forest in southeastern Nigeria. The religion of the Igbo includes on the one hand the god Chuku , supreme creator, considered omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent, and on the other hand the spirit of the earth Ala .  

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OriginCollection française
Height cm57
Depth25 cm
Width20 cm
Weight1.30 Kg
Socle inclusOptional

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