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Africa | Masked performer at Tiebleke dance. Bin village, Mali. 1959. | ©Eliot Elisofon.

Masked performer at Tiebleke dance, Bin village, Mali, [slide].

Africa | "Wan-Zega Mask" from the Eastern (Boulsa) Mossi people of Burkina Faso || One of the more common masks; worn by adult men, together with a loose fitting red fiber costumes.

Burkina Faso eastern (Boulsa) Mossi people Wan-Zega mask, one of the more common masks, worn by adult men together with a loose-fitting red fibre costume.

The Dogon people

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Africa | Mask dancers rest in the heat after energetic performances at the Ouri Bono village mask festival in Burkina Faso | © Jonathan Banks

Mask dancers rest in the heat after energetic performances at the Ouri Bono village mask festival in Burkina Faso

Africa | Gelede Masqueraders. Yoruba people, Nigeria. | © The Dance, Art and Ritual of Africa. Michel Huet, Jean Laude, Jean-Louis Paudrat. Published in 1978, Pantheon Bookshttp://biblioafrogriot.blogspot.ch/2010/11/huet-michel-laude-jean-paudrat-jean.html

Autor: Huet Michel - Laude Jean - Paudrat Jean-louis Título: The Dance, Art, and Ritual of Africa Editora: Pantheon Books Ano: 1978 .

Agbogho-Mmuo (maiden spirit) is a female odo. Behind her is the mysterious Onyekulufa (Who Called Them) mask made entirely of grass. J. N. Ndukaku Amankulor, Odo: The Mass Return of the Masked Dead among the Nsukka-Igbo (1982)

Agbogho-Mmuo (maiden spirit) is a female odo. Behind her is the mysterious Onyekulufa (Who Called Them) mask made entirely of grass. Ndukaku Amankulor, Odo: The Mass Return of the Masked Dead among the Nsukka-Igbo

Africa | Salampasu people, DR of Congo | Masks and weapons

Salampasu Masqueraders, Belgian Congo, first half of Cen, Photographer unknown.

Africa | Dance of the 'bwoom' mask.  Kuba people of DR Congo | ©Angelo Turconi.

Africa ~ Dance of the 'Bwoom' Mask ~ Kuba People of DR Congo ~ ©Angelo Turconi.

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