Masks vertical ridge on the forehead. This is a striking feature of statuary from the area between the Guro masks and the Bétés masks. The braided hairstyle is neatly represented by parallel streaks.
This masks, whose function remains poorly documented, would symbolize masculine strength, and perhaps also a powerful notable named "migone masks". Glossy dark patina, cracks and abrasions. The Bété form a tribe established on the left bank of the Sassandra River in the south-west of the Ivory Coast. Close to the Kouya and the Niabwa, the making of their masks, as well as their function, have great similarities.
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