The lack of overall centralization among the Igbo-speaking peoples has been conducive to the development of a great variety of art styles and cultural practices. The Igbo use thousands of Wooden Carved Mask, which incarnate unspecified spirits of the dead, forming a vast community of souls. The outstanding characteristic of the many Igbo Wooden Carved Mask is that they are painted chalk white, the color of the spirit. Wooden Carved Mask were used by secret societies for agricultural and funeral ceremonies.
Wooden Carved Mask dancers wore extremely elaborate costumes. Today their function is limited largely to entertainment Mali, West Africa.
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