This is a believable ancestor mask from the Lega people of the Congo. Simple human form. With simple dot engraved around the mouth. The patina has some visible signs of age, wear , with remnants of pigment. In good condition , Height of mask approx 25 cm. This mask has possibly been tribally used. It is more difficult to discern tribal use because these masks are not worn, but hung on racks outside the initiation hut. Stand not included.