In Yoruba culture, the antelope is a symbol of animal wisdom in the forest. The twisted horns represent the delicate balance of nature.
High ranking people will often adorn their homes, clothes, and jewelry with images of animals. The animals are chosen to enhance their natural abilities, or to highlight their particualr talents and gifts.
Crafted from local hardwoods this African mask stands about 22 inches tall, 5 inches wide, and weighs about 3 pounds.
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