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Mangam Matakam Mask (N° 17404)

This type of African crest mask forms a hybrid composition thanks to the combination of zoomorphic elements such as a bifide beak and forward curved horns. Circular shapes are used for eyes with large pierced pupils. The masks of the ceremonies mangam of the Mama, whose buffalo masks are better known, are used within the ethnic group by members of a male association responsible for maintaining social order and increasing or promoting agricultural production. Ochre crusty patina. This mask whose horns symbolize fertility is therefore danced during the holidays in relation to agricultural fertility and sometimes human fertility.
The Mama buffalo masks are kept in the sacred wood and are brought back to the village to accompany the deceased into the world of the afterlife or to participate in the induction of a chief.  

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OriginRécolté in-situ 1988
Height cm45
Width16 cm
Weight1.00 Kg
Estimated datingmid-xx°
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