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Samana (Foreign Warrior Mask)

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The Dogon once believed that death did not exist, believing instead that immortal humans lived as serpents. However due to mankind breaking a religious restriction, people developed limited life-spans and eventually died. The...


Walu (Antelope Mask)

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The Dogon once believed that death did not exist, believing instead that immortal humans lived as serpents. However due to mankind breaking a religious restriction, people developed limited life-spans and eventually died. The...


Sim (Spirit Mask)

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The Dogon once believed that death did not exist, believing instead that immortal humans lived as serpents. However due to mankind breaking a religious restriction, people developed limited life-spans and eventually died. The...


Kanaga (Celestial Mask)

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The Dogon once believed that death did not exist, believing instead that immortal humans lived as serpents. However due to mankind breaking a religious restriction, people developed limited life-spans and eventually died. The...


Dege Dal Nda ('Sculptures of the Terrace' Figure)

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Unlike other Dogon figures, the dege dal nda (meaning ‘sculptures of the terrace’) are not believed to contain ancestor spirits. They are instead used for purely decorative purposes during the funeral of rich men....


Sirige ('Storied House' Mask)

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The Dogon once believed that death did not exist, believing instead that immortal humans lived as serpents. However due to mankind breaking a religious restriction, people developed limited life-spans and eventually died. The...