For the Abelam are mythical ancestors and the yamscult very important. This mask has an association with an ancestor. The mask is used to decorate the yams and are then presented in the men’s house. After this presentation the yams will be exchanged with other villages. The person who has grown the yam doesn’t want to eat its own crop because it feels to him that he eats his own child.
28 cm

€ 550