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Ñgontang ('Young White Woman' Helmet Mask)

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The name ñgontang comes from a contraction of ñgon ntañga, meaning “the daughter of the white man" (also called nlo-ngontang, a contraction of nlo ngon ntanga, meaning "the face of the daughter of the white man"). The masks were used in the...


Ngil ('Face of the Ngil' Mask)

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The Ngil was a roving militia, primarily focused on finding and neutralising malevolent sorcerers. The group acted as the guarantor of social stability and security for its people, while the sorcerers they hunted were believed to be possessed by an...


Eduga (Battle Axe)

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Known as warriors, the Fang possessed shields, lances, spears, short swords, and battle-axes. They also used crossbows, but mainly only for hunting. The Fang didn't use throwing knives, as they considered them curiosities or relics from another...


Eyema Bieri (Reliquary Guardian Figure)

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As a migratory people, the Fang have the custom of gathering the bones & skulls of deceased chiefs and important community members (together with magical substances) into cylindrical bark containers, instead of burying...


Eyema Bieri (Reliquary Guardian Figure)

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As a migratory people, the Fang have the custom of gathering the bones & skulls of deceased chiefs and important community members (together with magical substances) into cylindrical bark containers, instead of burying...


Eyema Bieri (Reliquary Guardian Figure)

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As a migratory people, the Fang have the custom of gathering the bones & skulls of deceased chiefs and important community members (together with magical substances) into cylindrical bark containers, instead of burying...