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    Africa | Minganji masquerader, near Gungu, DR Congo © Eliot Elisofon, 1951 | "Although the Minganji face masks make an appearance at a wide variety of occasions (such as the investiture ritual of a local chief, or the construction of a new chief's residence), their primary role is as guardian of the initiation encampement. The Minganji masks, other than the Gitenga mask, embody death, uncertainty, and darkness."

    Africa | Ibo Masquerades. Nigeria. 1931. | Isuama Ibo. Isu tribe. 'Okorosie' masquerade. Masks called 'Nwanyioma' and 'Akatakpuru' | ©Dr. G.I.Jones

    Tribus africanas - Ashanti People.. Ghana.

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    Africa | Igbo Shrine Panel, Nigeria | © Ann Porteus, Sidewalk Tribal Gallery

    Africa | "The Festival des Masques" at night. Dédougou, Burkina Faso | ©Anthony Pappone, via Flickr


    Africa | An Egungun during the Voodoo ceremony in Benin. Voodoo is an official religion in Benin and means spirit or deity. It origin is from Benin, but is an indigenous organised religion of coastal West Africa, from Togo to Benin. "Although the west like to believe that voodoo is some sort of 'black magic' that is evil, in West Africa, the voodoo religion is one of respect and peace." | Caption and Image © Anthony Pappone.

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    Africa | An old photograph by Hugo Zemp, from the Baule people. This shows an image of the 'Goli' dance and with a Kple-Kple masquerader. | Date unknown.

    Festival des Masques de Dédougou, Burkina Faso

    Africa | Ceremonial sword from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Metal with dark patina, wood handle covered with gold foil

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    Africa | Masque Mboli(Gouro).Village de Brodoufla. Cote d’Ivoire

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    4Face Helmet mask, Gabon. Photo credit: Ann Porteus