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A Concise Encyclopedia of All Things — “Masks”, pg 988

A history of masks and their modern uses

A mask is an object which historically one uses to cover the human face in order to transform its natural aspect. It is also sometimes used in magic rituals (for example to illustrate the symbolic essence of the demon or divine), or in wartime (to incite terror in…



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