Despite its appearance this Kuba helmet masks was probably made to be sold.
This mask, with horns, is generally called a nyet. Horns were usually added to a mask for the image of power and strength. This unusual form has the conical eyes of pwoom itok masks and a nicely interwoven headdress with embellishments of metal, beads and cowrie shells. Most of what was probably a fuller beard of hair has been lost
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