Fang tribe - Geheime maatschappijmasker van NGIL

Omschrijving
Fang tribe - Geheime maatschappijmasker van NGIL
Gabon - 1950-1999 - Hout

These masks were used by the male NGIL society that no longer exists today. This secret society was responsible for the initiation and they fought against witchcraft. The Ngil had a ritual purifying fire symbolized by the gorilla.

Holders of these masks were visible at night in the villages, lit by torches, and were always in large numbers.
This society also had a judicial function and identified the guilty of misconduct in the village. Stand not included.

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Kavelgegevens
Object
Geheime maatschappijmasker van NGIL
Materiaal
Hout
Ontwerper / Kunstenaar
Fang tribe
Staat
Goede staat - gebruikt met kleine tekenen van ouderdom en vlekjes
Geschatte periode
1950-1999
Land van herkomst
Gabon
Afmetingen
48×18×11 cm
Gewicht
479 g
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