TABWA helmet mask,
Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
~ SOLD ~

Two types of TABWA helmet masks were used during fertility rites. The first one is a female mask in the shape of a man's head (which is the type shown below) and the second is a male mask in the shape of a buffalo head.

Front View

Front View


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