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Multifaced masks are rare among the Idoma peoples. Most Idoma masks were formerly used for social control, but now appear at Christmas, at funerals and for entertainment.

Africa | Crest/skull mask | Ejagham peoples.  Nigeria | Wood, animal skin, basketry, cane, metal | 19th - 20th century

Ejagham Mask The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art “Sculptors from several groups living in southeastern Nigeria, east of the Cross River and across the border in western Cameroon, produce a.

Africa | Anthropomorphic dance crest of the "ogrinye - Google Search

Africa | Anthropomorphic dance crest of the "ogrinye - Google Search

Headdress, Ejagham or Ekoi people, Honolulu Museum of Art, 4637.1.JPG

Headdress of the Ekoi (Ejagham) people in the Cross River region of Nigeria/Cameroon. Now in the Honolulu Museum of Art.

Bundu, Sande Society, Sierra Leone

GothamGallery Fine African Art Sierra Leone Mende Bundu Mask X

Slit-drum hunting charm, N-kookwa Ngoombu. Yaka or Zoongo, DRofCongo. www.searchafrica.org/arts

Slit-drum hunting charm, N-kookwa Ngoombu. Yaka or Zoongo, DRofCongo.

Africa | Power figure from the Songye people of Kasaï, DR Congo | Wood, raffia, horn, leather, metals, bead | ca. 1948

Africa | Power figure from the Songye people of Kasaï, DR Congo | Wood, raffia, horn, leather, metals, bead | ca. 1948

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