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Dama Funeral Masquerade

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher1994

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies

Leading the procession, the Sirige mask is the most impressive of all Dogon masks, standing some 15 feet high and drawing its name from the multistoried house of the Hogon, or priest. It serves as a symbolic link between the mortal and the spiritual worlds.

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  • Title: Dama Funeral Masquerade
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1994
  • Location: Mali
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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