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Mask Lega (N° 23359)

African mask initiated by the Lega or the Leka east of the Lualaba River, whose society, the Bukota, welcomes both men and women , is the equivalent of the Bwami association of the Lega. The two adjoining faces offer concave faces underlined by regular perforations, the mouths are notched.
The Leka sculptures, subject to the influence of the neighboring Mbole, Lega and Binja, played a role during initiation, funeral or circumcision ceremonies, and were then placed on the tomb of high-ranking initiates. Each of these figures had a name and a meaning for educational purposes, following the example of lega traditions. Chipped kaolin patina.  

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OriginEx-collection belge
EthnyLega
Countryrdc ex zaire
Material(s)wood
Height cm29
Depth11 cm
Width23 cm
Weight0.61 Kg
Socle inclusOptional

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