Nigeria, Ekoi, mask

Nigeria, Ekoi, mask
Mid 20th century, Africa

Nigeria, Ekoi, mask
The Ejagham (Ekoi) people live in the southeastern forest area of Nigeria in a politically decentralised group of small, scattered villages with different clans, and are united under the leadership of a priest/chief (Ntoon). A Ntoon is responsible for the ritual activities of the community, while the political functions are carried out by several parents' associations and age categories of young men.
Dimension: Height: 94cm. Width 52 cm. Depth 45 cm - ( 6 kg )
Condition: Reasonable, see photos.

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