Old Toussian Mask – Stylized Calao Bird – Burkina Faso
1960-70. Iron cm. 44,5 high x cm. 27,0 width (17.52″ x 10.63″). Grams 904,0 (31.89 oz.).
The Toussian of Burkina Faso, numbering 40,000, are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc.
A large majority of the Toussian follow their traditional animistic beliefs.
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