Helmet - Wood - Bozo - Mali

Description
Helmet - Wood - Bozo - Mali
2nd half 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

BOZO helmets were worn during ceremonies of seed fertility, after the first rains
and for the harvests of the 3 grains: fonio, wild rice and corn; they are thus propitiatory rites
and festivities of the premises of the first fruit of the earth.

Height: 40 cm x 20 cm
Weight: 2 kg

Registered shipment with track and trace.

Lot details
Object
Helmet
Indigenous object name
Bozo
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
40×20×1 cm
Weight
2 kg
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