AFRICAN HELMETS

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 FIPA
Helmet 6
11.5" high
$800



DINKA
Helmet 1
7" high x 9" long
$800



 DOGON
Helmet 12
5" high x 8" wide
SOLD

 

DOGON
Helmet 13
8" high x 11" wide
SOLD



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VARIOUS TRIBES, Helmets

In traditional Africa, helmets were used not only as protection, but also to show status or rank. They can be carved from wood, cast in bronze or woven and embellished with horns, symbolic forms, cloth, cowries, metal strips and beads.

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