Fang mask

Pangwe or Fang tribe from Gabon

A vast majority of the Fang tribe, inhabit the equatorial rain forest in Gabon. A Fang mask is worn by spiritual leaders during rituals, to drive away evil spirits, or as symbols depicting wealth and prosperity.

The Fang people used masks in their secret societies. Members of this male society wore the Ngil masks during the initiation of new members and the persecution of wrongdoers Masqueraders, clad in raffia costumes along with helpers, would materialize in the village after dark each of the maskers would bear a torchlight. Ngil mask are normally elongated with the carved lines running from the forehead down to the tip of the nos.

Ngontang masks comes from the Northern Ogowe River region, these types of masks are used during ceremonies to fight off evil. To read more click here.

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