KETE MASK 2, DRC
Photographs © Tim Hamill
20" high x 9" wide x 10" deep
This mask has been vetted as authentic, with signs of age and use.
The Kete people lived along the southern border of the Kuba kingdom. Their helmet masks have similarities to several types of Kuba masks, with abstract geometric patterns executed in paint or carving, conical eyes, raffia woven caps and attachments.
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