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Ceremonial Mask of Autton Hoo found near Woodbridge in Suffolk England..The site of two 6th and early 7th cent cemeteries.One contained a undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo Saxon artifacts..On display@ British Museum ..By Angel Springfire

Ceremonial Mask of Autton Hoo found near Woodbridge in Suffolk England..The site of two 6th and early 7th cent cemeteries.One contained a undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo Saxon artifacts..On display@ British Museum ..By Angel Springfire

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo:  Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Sutton Hoo shield boss Anglo Saxon ~ Note: The center represents the sun and the raven rays could represent the Celtic god associated with the raven, a giant of enormous strength. (www.avesnoir.com)

Sutton Hoo shield boss Anglo Saxon ~ Note: The center represents the sun and the raven rays could represent the Celtic god associated with the raven, a giant of enormous strength. (www.avesnoir.com)

Head of a Man Wearing a Cap or Helmet Date: possibly 2nd–3rd century Geography: Made in probably British Isles Culture: Celtic Medium: Fossiliferous limestone

Head of a Man Wearing a Cap or Helmet Date: possibly 2nd–3rd century Geography: Made in probably British Isles Culture: Celtic Medium: Fossiliferous limestone

Lega, Dem. Rep. Congo: A 'Bwami' society mask.  Among the Lega inhabiting the Eastern Congo, social life is determined by the 'Bwami' society. (The society has six ranks for men and three for women; with transition rites). Miniature masks serve as a kind of identification while large masks such as the above are the prerogative of the two highest ranks in 'Bwami' society. The above, large Lega-mask displays the characteristic heart-shaped, concave face...

Lega, Dem. Rep. Congo: A 'Bwami' society mask. Among the Lega inhabiting the Eastern Congo, social life is determined by the 'Bwami' society. (The society has six ranks for men and three for women; with transition rites). Miniature masks serve as a kind of identification while large masks such as the above are the prerogative of the two highest ranks in 'Bwami' society. The above, large Lega-mask displays the characteristic heart-shaped, concave face...

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