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Kom or Tikar Wooden Mask, Cameroon Africa

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Detail: I believe this is a Kom mask, from an ethnic people of the Northwest province of Cameroon. Most of the statuary and masks are representations of the Fon (the ruler). Masks like these are typically used in initiations and for educational purposes. Tikar masks – also thin, oval and… Continue reading
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