African Kuba Mask

African Mask

Kuba Mask

Size: H 17"; W 9"; D 9" (inches)

The masks of the Kuba are among the most imaginative in all Africa.This mask is one of three most significant types belonging to the royal family. It represents Woot, the first ancestor. Used in initiation ceremonies for boys, funerals, or rituals concerning the sacred king. Made of fiber, cowries, beads and wood.

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