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3/3/2011

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The African masks in this exhibtion are dramatic portraits of spirit beings, departed ancestors, and invisible powers of social control. Each mask was made Many African societies see masks as mediators between the living world and the supernatural world of the dead, ancestors and other entities. Ritual and ceremonial masks are an essential feature of the traditional culture and art of the peoples of Subsaharan and West Africa. African masks are considered amongst the finest creations in the art world and are highly sought after by art collectors. Many of the pieces some replica's, Our African Mask lessons will enhance your knowledge of: • Different Examples of African Masks . • The Different Regions for African Masks
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