Atrwala Hunter's Return Ceremonial
This ceremonial mask is by the Ashanti - a nation and ethnic group native to the Ashanti Region of modern-day Ghana in West Africa.
The Asanti people speak the Asante dialect of Twi. The language is spoken by over nine million ethnic Asanti people as a first or second language. The word Ashanti is an English language misnomer. Asanti literally means "because of wars". The wealthy gold-rich Asanti people developed a large and influential empire; the Ashanti Empire along the Lake Volta and Gulf of Guinea.
This antique piece, is mostly covered in colorful beading and would make for a unique part of decor for any household.
Made in Western Africa.
Length: 57 cm
Width: 55 cm
Weight: 3.9 kg