Punu Female Guardian Mask :: (GABON-PUNU-014)

$140.00

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Description

This mask represents a female guardian spirit. It is traditionally worn during the initiation of girls, funerary rites, ancestor cults, and also in dances of the full moon.

The white kaolin pigment symbolises protective powers which control harmful forest spirits. In the most elaborate ceremonies, they are worn by Moukouji initiates who perform on stilts.

Mask Information

Country of Origin……………… Gabon
Culture………………………… Punu
Function……………………….. Protection & Guidance
Dimensions……………………. 28 x 21 x 16cm

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm

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