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*YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUME 9  Nigeria, Longyear Museum of Anthropolpgy

*YORUBA EGUNGUN COSTUME 9 Nigeria, Longyear Museum of Anthropolpgy. The Egungun are honored ancestors who are celebrated with an elaborate masquerade.

Africa | Drum (ogbin obatala) from the Ijebu-Yoruba people of Nigeria | Wood and hide

Africa Drum from the Ijebu-Yoruba people of Nigeria (Wood & Hide):

Nigeria - Yoruba Mask for Gelede Masquerade (British Museum). Probably late 19th century.

Nigeria - Yoruba Mask for Gelede Masquerade (British Museum). Probably late 19th century.

Africa | Yoruba House Post.  (1 of a pair) Nigeria.  Wood and pigment.  ca. 19th or early 20th century | Figurative posts often support the verandas of distinguished places such as important shrines or the dwellings of kings, titled elders, and priests. Just as a post supports the house, the carved figures represent the individuals who support and uphold the leader in his office

Africa | Yoruba House Post. (1 of a pair) Nigeria. Wood and pigment. ca. 19th or early 20th century | Figurative posts often support the verandas of distinguished places such as important shrines or the dwellings of kings, titled elders, and priests. Just as a post supports the house, the carved figures represent the individuals who support and uphold the leader in his office

Africa | Body mask from the Yoruba people of Benin | Wood, polychrome paint | ca. 1970s/80s

This type of mask is worn on very special belly dancers men at ceremonies related to fertility. We find this kind of object in many African ethnic groups, from East to West (Yoruba, Ibo, Makonde .

BEAUTIFUL MASK GELEDE YORUBA  Master ANAGO, NIGERIA ~Repinned Via Rien Catherine Kate http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/sculptures-statues-figures/magnifique-masque-gelede-yorouba-maitre-danago-nigeria-5272950-details.aspx?pos=9=5272950==1

BEAUTIFUL MASK GELEDE YORUBA Master ANAGO, NIGERIA ~Repinned Via Rien Catherine Kate http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/sculptures-statues-figures/magnifique-masque-gelede-yorouba-maitre-danago-nigeria-5272950-details.aspx?pos=9=5272950==1

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