Dogon tribe, Mali, Early 20th century 22"H X 8" W X 6"D
The Dogon people are one of the most ancient, mysterious and complex tribes. Residents of remote and rugged areas in Mali, they have nevertheless developed many sophisticated systems, including astronomical, medical, and mythical. Each mask corresponds to "tiers" of training with the elders young men go through as they transition to manhood, and holds significance in their development as a complete tribal member.
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