Lega, Dem. Rep. Congo: A very old round mask. An unusual old round mask of the Lega, from Eastern Congo (detailed explanation cf. cat. no. ...). This mask belongs to a mid-rank member of the 'Bwami' society. Displaying the typical traits of Lega-masks: with a heart-shaped, concave face, remnants of kaolin white colouring, long nose, coffee bean eyes, small mouth with notched rows of teeth. The hairstyle and the chin beard are defined by grooved lines and circles.