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In the whole of black Africa small statues and masks play a very important role in life. Every object has a specific meaning and function in the different societies and traditional cultures. Far from being merely ornamental, masks and statues appear in most ceremonies. Some are specially created for witchdoctors and faith healers. Important decisions could not be made without having consulted them first.

  Statue of Igbo ancestor Yarouba masks

 

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