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Antique Yatenga Mask

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Description

In the Savanna Region, the Mossi tribe pays tribute to deceased female elders using ornate Yatenga masks. These masks honour a woman’s age, wisdom, and experience. Used in dance, it elevates her to the rank of a living ancestress; an intermediary between the living and the spirits of the family’s ancestors.

Estimated Age:  45+ years old.

Mask Details

Country of Origin…………….. Burkina Faso
Culture………………………… Mossi
Function……………………….. Honour & Femininity
Dimensions……………………. 100 x 14 x 42

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm

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