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From masks to the symbolic script of the Ashanti, symbols play animportant role in all aspects of African life. These sacred itemscome in a breathtaking array of styles, and here, divided into sixareas of cultural similarity, are some of the most beautiful, alongwith explanations of their meanings. Demons, for most Africans, areresponsible for justice and retribution: the superb demon maskshown depicts Kponingo, who belongs to the mythical world of theSenufo in the Ivory Coast. A calabash with the beak of a hornbill,adorned with cowrie shells and made by medicine men, is a typicalinstrument of witchcraft. Other fascinating symbols includesculptures, cave paintings, status symbols, and art for everydayuse.
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African Symbols