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Wooden African masks on display. Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa. : Stock Photo
African art constitutes one of the most diverse legacies on earth. African masks often represent a spirit and it is strongly believed that the spirit of the ancestors possesses the wearer. Most African masks are made with wood, and can be decorated with: Ivory, animal hair, plant fibers (such as raffia), pigments (like kaolin), stones, and semi-precious gems also are included in the masks.

Wooden African masks on display. Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.

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African art constitutes one of the most diverse legacies on earth. African masks often represent a spirit and it is strongly believed that the spirit of the ancestors possesses the wearer. Most African masks are made with wood, and can be decorated with: Ivory, animal hair, plant fibers (such as raffia), pigments (like kaolin), stones, and semi-precious gems also are included in the masks.
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