Dan Gunyege Mask - Liberia
Size: 10.75" (27.3 cm) Tall
The Gunyege mask
of the Dan is also known as the 'runners mask
', has a pointed face and circlar eyes. It's wearer was pursued by an unmasked runner and, if caught, the unmasked runner wears the mask
and is, in turn, pursued. Historically these races were to train men to fight and ...