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Marka mask – Wood – Metal – Bambara – Mali


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Beautiful mask from the Marka / Bambara tribe of Mali
The wooden mask is charestic decorated with metal plates
Detailed scarification all over the face with typical appearance

The BAMBARA have all sorts of societies in which men pass stages, such as the ndomo, komo, nama, kono, tyi wara and kore, they constitute the different stages of initiation societies. Each society owns different masks.

Object: Marka Mask
Ethnic group: Bambara
Country: Mali
Material: Wood, Metal
Estimated period: Second half 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 30x14x9 cm
Weight: 1000 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear


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