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The traditional African mask as part of the Lega Bwami
This type of traditional mask was used as part of the Bwami cult, a semi-secret initiatory society that organized the social structure and ensured the stability of the Lega community.
The Lega are a Bantu forest people of Central Africa, established mainly in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), east of the Lwalaba River (the Congo River), up to altitude in the Mitumba Mountains, in the provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Maniema.
- Presumed dating
- 1st half XXth century
- 16 x 9 cm
- Ethnic group
- Lega / Balega / Warega
- Wood, kaolin
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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