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Wooden Mask for ritual

This is a small carved wooden mask used for ceremonial purposes in 19th century Timor Island. The details are not known, and there are several theories, but it is said that by burying the mask in the ground, it was used as a substitute for oneself and prayed for protection from death.





Number   /   0174


Price   /   Please ask


Size   /   H146 W105 D30 mm


Country   /   Timor


Period   /   19c


※ Country and period are estimates.

※ 国や時代表記は推定です


※A brass stand is included.



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