Wooden Mask “Takula Gere”

Takula Gere - Wooden Mask. Used by a traditional priest of the ancient religion called Ere Mbörönadu at a ceremony called Fondrakö when traditional law was ratified.

The people of Nias felt unable to communicate with the gods. Therefore, the ancient religious leaders using the Takula mask resembling a human face to connect people with the gods in the sky.

Origins: Maniamölö, South Nias.

No.Inv: 03- 0115

Height: 134,0 cm / Weight : 17,71 kg