Songye wooden mask, Katanga region, DR Congo, 20th century. Masks of this type, known as Kifwebe, spread throughout the Songye and neighbouring peoples in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In some areas they were merely used for entertainment but elsewhere they were a powerful instrument reinforcing the social control of ruling groups. From the Entwistle Gallery, London.
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