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Africa | A warrior's arm band "errap" from the Maasai people. Carved horn and copper wire | ca. early 20th century | 1250$ ~ sold

Africa | A medicine horn containter from the Para or Zigua people, Tanzania | The antelope horn body of this vessel is wrapped in natural fiber rope with a carrying strap. Carved wooden head | ca. early 20th century

Africa | Nkisi figure from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood, horns, beads, rope, seeds, metal, animal skin | Early to mid 20th century

Ethnic group : Songye Country of origin : Zaire ( D.R. Congo ) Material : Wood, metal, bell, cloth, rope, feathers, horns, animal skin, unknown substances Approximate age : Early – Mid 20th Century

Africa | Janus headdress from the Ejagham or Bale people of the Lower Cross River region of Nigeria | Wood, hide, pigment, cane, horn and nails | 19th - 20th century

Africa | Warrior figure of the "ikenga" cult from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Wood, paint, kaolin | ca. early 1900s | The "ikenga" symbolizes the Igbo adult male's aggressiveness and drive to achievement and success. Before undertaking a venture requiring economic skills or physical prowess the owner makes sacrificial offerings to the "ikenga", which embodies the spirit of the owner' s hand. This act of worship assures him the power to accomplish his goal.

Eric Lafforgue | Headrests from the Horn of Africa

This mask was created by the Baule people of Cote d'Ivoire. It is a very minimalistic mask carved from wood. There are two small triangular holes cut which enable the wearer to see. The rectangular mouth is very common among this style of mask. The predominantly red and white coloring emphasizes the few details. The circular face represents the life-giving force of the sun, while the horns symbolize the great power of the buffalo.

Africa | Male masks with horns from the Bembe people of DR Congo | Wood, pigment | ca. 1960 - 70s

Africa | Necklace from the Turkana people of the Rift Valley Province in Kenya | ca. 1980 | Animal skin, cowrie shells, hair, hoof, plant fiber and horn.