Rectangular LEGA Mask from the Bwami Society with scarifications - Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Rectangular LEGA Mask from the Bwami Society with scarifications - Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Rectangular LEGA Mask from the Bwami Society with scarifications - the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Masks like these were used in instruction and initiation ceremonies into the five progressive levels of Bwami, the association that Lega men rise through with lifelong learning and deeds. ( text from Hamill Gallery ).

  • The second half of the 20th Century

  • Good condition for its age and use

  • Wood, Kaolin. 

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  • Source https://www.hamillgallery.com/