Maya Rise and Fall; Popol Vuh Museum; Guatemala City; Universidad Francisco Marroquin; Incensario; Guatemala; Mayan; Maya; .

Maya Rise and Fall; Universidad Francisco… The details are amazing, considering the fact that it was made by some sets of tools and a pair of hands.

Head of a dignitary. Maya Culture, Guatemala, 600 / 900 AD

Head of a dignitary ~ Maya Culture ~ Guatemala ~ A. ~ White stucco with brick-red and turquoise paint.

Africa | Helmet mask "epa" from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Wood, polychrome paint | Used at "epa" celebrations, young men prove their skills and strength by carrying such high tapering and heavy masks on top of their heads, while dancing and jumping.

Used at "epa" celebrations, young men prove their skills and strength by carrying such high tapering and heavy masks on top of their heads, while dancing and jumping.

A Congo tribal helmet mask adorned with shells, beading, metal, and burlap. Possibly made by the Kuba people. The Kuba have used more than 20 different types of masks for various functions such as; in

Kuba Royal Mask Mounted

A Congo tribal helmet mask adorned with shells, beading, metal, and burlap. Possibly made by the Kuba people. The Kuba have used more than 20 different types of masks for various functions such as; in Mais

Dan. Costa de Marfil

'Deangle' mask from the Dan people, Wood, pigment, raffia, textile and metal.

Origin not indicated.  The face resembles Yaure from the Ivory Coast, but the shell work resembles Kuba from DRC.

Origin not indicated. The face resembles Yaure from the Ivory Coast, but the shell work resembles Kuba from DRC.

Rare Ibo Dance Crest Mask  Nsukka area, Nigeria, Africa  Wood with natural pigment color and German bluing.  Early 20th century

Rare Ibo Dance Crest Mask Nsukka area, Nigeria, Africa Wood with natural pigment color and German bluing.

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