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Helmet mask

Description

Helmet mask of wood painted in red and black pigments, in form of a head with closed eyelids, projecting ears and short hemispherical coiffure: East Africa, Tanzania, Makonde people

Museum reference

A.1963.474

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Helmet mask

Production information

Tanzania, Eastern Africa

Style / Culture

Makonde

Materials

Wood

Physical description

Wood; painted in red and black pigments

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