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Conical hairstyle denotes Royalty

  The conical hairstyle or headpice, often associated with royality is worn by both male and female figures on Elefon masks.  Elefon masks are distinguished by the helmet or potlike, ikoko, mask, which fits over the dancers head.8 Yoruba: Sculpture of West Africa.  Fagg, Pemberton, Holcombe, Eds.  1982.  p147

Headdress:  Epa/Elefon
Ekiti, Efon-Alaye
Wood, H.  51 1/2 "
Pace Gallery, New York

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