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Walu Antelope Mask

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This Antelope Mask, used by the Dogon, an indigenous people of West Africa, was used in funeral ceremonies and ritual dances.

About the Model

The Dogon are an ethnic group of indigenous peoples living in Mali and West Africa. They are known for their religious traditions, masks, wooden sculpture, and architecture. This walu antelope mask was used by the Dogon in the late 20th century in funeral ceremonies and ritual dances. Artist: Dogon tribe; Medium: wood


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african art, antelope, funeral mask, symbolism, funeral art, rituals, ritual dances, West Africa, art history, legend, myth, culture, symbolism, social studies, history, mask, tan, brown


May 26 2022