Helmet mask, Makonde, Mozambique

Nice Makonde Lipiko helmet mask, used for initiation ceremonies. Made of a light, balsa-like wood, the pierced mouth with metal teeth, a broad flat nose, eyes with heavy hanging lids, scarification about the face, human hair attached to the coiffure and dyed with yellow ochre.

H: 27 cm = 10.6 inch

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