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Gélédéé - female secret society of the Yoruba-speaking peoples. Masks were and still are used by men during dance rituals to address themes of everyday life. Many are topped with ornaments. Exchange with the Berlin Museum in 1928.

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  • Title: Gélédé Mask
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Etnologia
  • Sala de Exposição: Kumbukumbu - África, Memória e Patrimônio
  • Local de Coleta/Origem: Yoruba. Nigéria e Benim
  • Data de Origem/Produção: Fim do séc. XIX ou início do XX.
  • Area de Conhecimento: Antropologia

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