BEHIND THE MASK

"One of the main characteristics of culture of African peoples is use of masks in rituals and ceremonies. It is believed that the earliest masks were used in Africa before Paleolithic era. They represent spirits of animals or ancestors, mythological heroes, moral values or a form of honoring of a person in a symbolic way." History of Masks

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Fang

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Punu

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Baoule

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Senoufo

Printed on canvas 40x60