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dec 24, 1920 BC - Female (Pwo) mask

Description:

Late 19th to early 20th century CE
Wood, fiber, pigment and metal
Chokwe peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Dancer honors not only his women in his life, but also the founding female ancestor of the Chokwe.
The dance is meant to bring fertility and prosperity to the community.

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23 Jan 2018
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Date:

dec 24, 1920 BC
Now
~ 3942 years ago

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