|Traditional African Mask - Eket Goddess Passport Mask - 6 Inches Tall - #33618|
6 Inches Tall
2.5 Inches Across
6.75 Inches Deep
Materials: Handcarved Wood, Paint
Some masks may show heavy patina, sometimes including African repairs. You will receive this exact mask.
- Eket is a part of the Ibibio tribe of Nigeria, living around the Niger River delta.
- Tribe members carve masks that symbolize the moon, circular and with triangular motifs at the edge symbolizing moonlight.
- The lunar symbolism in these masks identifies with Eka Abbassi, the Eket creator goddess.