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Published by Professor Kristian Fenzl, in cooperation with Neuen Gallerie der Stadt Linz in Linz, Austria .
Written in English


  • Masks, Makonde.,
  • Makonde (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Sculpture, Makonde.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Kristian Fenzl ; contributions, Peter Baum ... [et al.]
ContributionsFenzl, Kristian, 1946-, Baum, Peter., Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Wolfgang-Gurlitt-Museum.
LC ClassificationsDT3328.M35 M3 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22282160M
ISBN 103901801014

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