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Yoruba Gelede mask from Nigeria, Africa
Africa | Egungun costume from the Egun society, from the Yoruba people Benin/Nigeria | ca. 1980
Egungun, a Masked Ancestors of the Yoruba. The Yoruba people maintain a close connection with their deceased ancestors, whom they seek out for guidance and advice. These ancestors are believed to communicate with the living in many ways. One is through manifestation on earth in the form of masked spirits known as Egungun.
Africa | Complete Egungun costume from the Egun society, from the Yoruba people Nigeria | ca. 1970