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feb 2, 1800 BC - Female (Pwo) mask

Description:

Wood, fiber, pigment and metal
Chokwe peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Danced by a male dancer
Represents the ideal woman
Made and carved by a man
To honor women, particularly those who were fertile and have given birth

Matrilineal culture - family line passed down through the mother.

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Gauri Dhruva

Date:

feb 2, 1800 BC
Now
~ 3821 years ago

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