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Masks of the Afikpo

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Afikpo Felix Claessens

Cultural anthropologist Dr. Simon Ottenberg documented the traditions of this region during the 1950′s – 60′s, which resulted in an in-depth book, ‘Masked Rituals of Afikpo: The Context of an African Art’, and archive of images now part of the Smithsonian. Click here for a short preview of his book, showing multiple field-photos and masks.