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Cristina García Rodero, Ancient Bear Mask worn during the Carnival in Bielsa (Pyrenees, Spain), undated


    Perchtenfigur, Schnabelpercht, Gasteinertal

    ukpuru: Igbo Agbogho Mmuo mask and costume from Onicha, 1940s.


    Bulgarian bridal headdress.

    Mesolithic female shaman of Bad Dürrenberg, 7000-6500 bce, with reconstructed regalia from animal bones, horns, teeth, and shells. From a wonderful color-illustrated pdf of “Archaeological Finds from Germany.”


    Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Selk´nam

    Minotaurus half human half bull. Minoas's wife queen Passifae offended god Posidon and he took his revenge by making her fall in love with a bull.

    Der Geist Yincihaua und seine Phallusmaske, Selk’nam (Onas), Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, 1923, photo: Martin Gusinde.

    Wilder Mann 31, Wilder Mann , 2010 © Charles Fréger -

    KAVWANDA, Francois Delbee photography

    simple bear | Simple Masks (Fox, Owl & Bear