IGALA, platform mask, Nigeria

The IGALA particpate in important ceremonies celebrating the power of their king. During these festivities, nine types of royal masks, called Agha, appear. The mask below is one of the nine types and displays facial scarifications.

Front View

 Front View

Back View


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