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Planche malu / Sawos / Iatmul Mélanésie > Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée > East Sepik (province) > Ambunti (district) > Sepik oriental

Planche malu / Sawos / Iatmul Mélanésie > Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée > East Sepik (province) > Ambunti (district) > Sepik oriental

Reliquary Sculpture: Seated Male Figure (Muzidi) Kongo peoples, Bembe group; Democratic Republic of the Congo - 19th–first half of 20th century

Reliquary Sculpture: Seated Male Figure (Muzidi) Kongo peoples, Bembe group; Democratic Republic of the Congo - 19th–first half of 20th century

Another Jomon ceramic Shako Dogu.  A mystery.  This shako dogu appears to be wearing some sort of armor or clothing that is unlike anything seen throughout history. What sort of mind could have imagined such a thing, especially if the culture had no conception of clothing aside from the hides of beasts?

Another Jomon ceramic Shako Dogu. A mystery. This shako dogu appears to be wearing some sort of armor or clothing that is unlike anything seen throughout history. What sort of mind could have imagined such a thing, especially if the culture had no conception of clothing aside from the hides of beasts?

Cameroon. Man's Hat  Wool, Porcupine Quills; Single-element Construction (looping Variant?) Dimensions: 37 x 19 cm

Cameroon. Man's Hat Wool, Porcupine Quills; Single-element Construction (looping Variant?) Dimensions: 37 x 19 cm

Bamana Chi Wara (Abstract) Headdress, Mali http://www.imodara.com/post/96551902109/mali-bamana-chi-wara-antelope-headdress

Bamana Chi Wara (Abstract) Headdress, Mali http://www.imodara.com/post/96551902109/mali-bamana-chi-wara-antelope-headdress

Masque Nô  (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier  Japon

Masque Nô (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier Japon

Africa | Coffins (male and female form) from the Ngata / Ntomba people of Congo | Wood, with pigment | These types of coffins would have been used to bury individuals of high status, such as the chief.

Africa | Coffins (male and female form) from the Ngata / Ntomba people of Congo | Wood, with pigment | These types of coffins would have been used to bury individuals of high status, such as the chief.

Africa | Mask 'Efe-Gelede' mask from the Yoruba / Anago people of Benin | Wood

Africa | Mask 'Efe-Gelede' mask from the Yoruba / Anago people of Benin | Wood