Egungun

In the broadest sense of the word, Egungun refers to all types of Yoruba masquerades or masked, costumed figure. This same word, however, when used in its more specific, common sense, refers to the Yoruba masquerades connected with ancestor worship. ==Classification of Egungun types== The classification of Egungun types, which might appear to be a...
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Egungun

(from the article `African dance`) ...close-fitting head and body coverings, which permit rapid, staccato movements while dancing at the `second burial` (i.e., the post-burial ...
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