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Africa | "Zig-zag" figure from the Bamana people of Mali | This type has recently been identified as a headdress accompanying ton performances of a dance known as nama tyétyé | Prior to 1960

Africa Mask "Nwantantay" from the Bwa people of Burkina Faso Wood with pigment Early century

Headdress: Hyena (Nama Tyétyé) century Geography: Mali, Koutiala region Culture: Bamana peoples Medium: Wood, metal, cane, cotton string Dimensions: H.

Naima ~ Keith Mallett

African Masks, African Art, Wood Sculpture, Carved Wood, Africans, Pots, Chairs, Africa Art, Carving Wood

Bamana Ntomo Mask, Mali http://www.imodara.com/post/105200638519/mali-bamana-ntomo-antelope-mask

Bamana Chi Wara (Male Vertical Antelope) Headdress, Mali http://www.imodara.com/post/96464607469/mali-bamana-chi-wara-antelope-headdress

Wooden Hair Comb (Duafe) from Ghana, the Akan peoples, century, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Senufo peoples, 19th–mid-20th century, Folona region, Mali. H. 12 1/2 in. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Africa | Figure from the Mumuye people of Nigeria | Wood, glass beads, natural fiber | ca. prior to 1980