Mask Punu Okuyi

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Mask Punu Okuyi. This charming mask is from Ngounié region, in southern Gabon. The term ‘okuyi’ (plural: ‘mekuyo’) identifies a rite of passage, practiced in several states of central Africa. Traditionally, the rite is performed in various special occasions, such as funerals, weddings and the transition from childhood to adolescence. Estimated age: first half of 1900

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SKU: C089M012 Category: Tag:

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 17 x 21 x 35 cm
Country

Gabon

Ethnic Group

Punu