I have never seen a mask like this before. Alien and scary.

The History of African Masks You May Have Never Heard Of

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Masks are a part of the African culture and these beautiful masks have influenced many great artists, like Picasso.

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Masks are often a part of the African culture. Used in dance or ceremonial purposes, African masks can have a religious meaning. The carver of the mask will look to their ancestors for guidance while carving the mask.

Carved in Gabon by the Fang people, this mask was traditionally used by Ngil society to ensure adherence to laws and social order by the community. H: 24"

Gabon Fang people mask traditionally used by Ngil society to ensure adherence to laws and social order by the community.

African Mask. (If you know the culture from which this mask derives, please add in a comment below.)

African masks and African statues from the Tikar tribe of Cameroon. This Tikar Mask measures 17 inches tall.

coeurdartishow - La réalisation de masques africains, ici en papier découpé et raphia. Les masques sont collés dans le carnet de voyages...

coeurdartishow - La réalisation de masques africains, ici en papier découpé et raphia. Les masques sont collés dans le carnet de voyages...

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