DR Congo, Songye people.
Striated masks such as this come in male and female versions, this is a male mask due to it's dark pigments. In a performance context ritual substances were smeared into the grooves.
Dimensions: 15" x 7" x 5"
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The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011