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Helmet Mask (Gbetu)

Catalogue Description:
Helmet mask with conical-shaped base surmounted by a long neck and a small head. The base is decorated with low relief geometric carving; the neck is divided into nine segments; and the head has small features and plaited hair. Base and lower part of neck carved from one piece of wood; upper neck and small head carved from second piece of wood. Condition: Overall condition good. Slight abrasion on head above proper right eye.


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