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36 Chi Wara Sculpture African Carved Wood TIN Roan Antelope Bambara Bamana Mali

36 tall hand carved wood vertical style Chi Wara sculpture used by the Bambara ethnic group in Mali. This is a tribal ritual object representing and honoring the mythological half man / half antelope hero who taught man how to cultivate the soil. Chiwara masks are categorized in three ways: horizontal, vertical, or abstract. Chiwara […]

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