"Kisokolo" or "Issogulo", an elment mask, in polychrome wood, used at the exit of the circumcision yard, in the male initiation rites among the Nkanu (Angola).


  • Title: Kisokolo mask
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 20th century
  • Location Created: Quimbele, Angola
  • Physical Dimensions: 60 cm
  • Type: Masks
  • Rights: Collection: National Museum of Ethnology. Image: DGPC/ADF
  • Medium: Wood, fabric, vegetable fibers, polychrome pigments
  • Catalog number: MNE: AM.820

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