African wood skull headpiece

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thecrazymasklady
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African wood skull headpiece

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Hello!

I'm happy to have discovered this forum. I've been looking for information about my beloved guy here but I haven't found anything very conclusive.

He's made of a very smoky-odor wood and his eyes are transparent so that when I put a light inside (as in photo 3) they are illuminated.

The closest thing I've found is some skeleton sculptures from the Tiv people Nigeria. But I still haven't seen anything that looks quite like him. Particularly a double-sided face or a small skull atop a larger one.

Any ideas? Thank you in advance!

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