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Examples of such masks are provided in the second row of pictures below. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Things to Do 4 Hotels 4 Restaurants Hotels travelers are raving about The collection is not very well curated, however it tells a lot about contemporary Mozambique and Nampula, especially about the makhuwa and maconde people.


Arte Maconde – Nampula, Mozambique

A short section on Makonde art mainly based on Tanzania. The most internationally acknowledged such artist was George Lilanga.

The ex libris of ritual Makonde art are the unique Mapiko masks singular: Lipikowhich have been used in coming-of-age rituals since before contact was made with missionaries, in the 19th century.

Interesting museum right in the middle of Nampula.

Click here to download a PDF file, size 1. Domingo [Maputo] 13 April Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum. Click here for a PDF file [requires subscription].

After the s, the Portuguese colonizers and other missionaries arrived wrte the Makonde plateau. First of a three-part series. Reviewed December 7, Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox.

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Click here to download a PDF file, size xx kb. This page was last edited on 13 Januaryat Jon B Nampula, Mozambique. West and Stacy Sharpes.

An essential step was mqconde turning to abstract figures, mostly spirits, Shetanithat play a special role.


“Arte Makonde” – Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum

Click here to go to the site. Click here to download a PDF file, size kb. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Makonde art.

Click here to download a PDF file, size 37 kb. Muller,pages 31 et seq.

Domingo [Maputo] 4 May Reviewed September 6, An article written on mmaconde occasion of an exhibition of Makonde carving at the National Art Museum.

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