Okukwe Mask - Galoa people, Gabon
TITLE: Okukwe Mask
MATERIAL: Wood, pigments
This kind of mask, connected with the judicial Okukwe society, performed during large Galoa rite of passage ceremonies,
such as births, initiation rituals, weddings or funerals. They are meant to disperse evil powers and spirits.
Mask dimensions: 13" height x 9" width x 4" depth