Benin Hip masks
At Benin, aas in many other African cultures, the ahead is the symbolic center for a person’s intelligence, wisdom, and ability o succeed in this world or to communicate with spiritual forces int he ancestral world. The head leads the body as the kind leads the people; one of the honorifics used for the king is the “Great Head”

Benin Hip masks

At Benin, aas in many other African cultures, the ahead is the symbolic center for a person’s intelligence, wisdom, and ability o succeed in this world or to communicate with spiritual forces int he ancestral world. The head leads the body as the kind leads the people; one of the honorifics used for the king is the “Great Head”

2 years ago Via randafricanart.com
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