Igala Helmet Mask
EguTribe Cult, Nigeria
Wood, red abrus precatorius seeds

15" x 11.5"
Inventory # 10314

The Igala people live near the end of the Niger River. Every year they participate in important ceremonies celebrating the power of their king. Igala helmet masks covered with linear scarifications were used during festivals related to the Egu cult, and during the Yam festival that honors the ancestors. 

Price on request