Bambara N’Tomo Mask

Bambara N’Tomo Mask 2013-07-22T12:42:40+00:00

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From the 19th century, this mask is from the Cercle of San District, Mali.  The four horned mask of the N’tomo society symbolizes that men and women both contain masculine and feminine qualities from birth.  The symbol of the crocodile here represents the femininity of humanity.

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