WHS connected to famous / notable masks, or traditions involving masks
|Ancient Thebes||Burial mask of Tutankhamun's mummy|
|Bassari Country||especially within the age-passage rites that dances and masks play an important role (AB ev)|
|Chinchorro Culture||The faces of the mummies received artificial treatment, like mud or clay masks. (Chinchorro Culture Nomination Text, p. 111-113)|
|Cliff of Bandiagara||The Dogon have complex religious rituals that involve animal masks.|
|Göbekli Tepe||Eine Maske mit menschlichen Zügen wurde als Teil eines Totempfahls interpretiert, wie er auch in Nevali Cori gefunden wurde. (wiki de)|
|Hahoe and Yangdong||Hahoe Byeolsingut Tallori (Masked-dance Drama of Hahoe Village, Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 69)- Nomination File|
|Itsukushima Shrine||Itsukushima's Shinto priest wears golden mask topped with dragon during the Shinto ritual dance.|
|Mycenae and Tiryns||Mycenae - Mask of Agamemnon was discovered here in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann. The artifact is a funeral mask hewn in gold (wiki)|
|SGang Gwaay||Among the Haida, masks were used mostly by members of the secret societies.|
|Teotihuacan||Jade mask found inside Pyramid of the Sun|
|Venice and its Lagoon||Venetian masks are a centuries-old tradition of Venice. The masks are typically worn during the Carnevale (Carnival of Venice), but have been used on many other occasions in the past, usually as a device for hiding the wearer's identity and social status. (wiki)|
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