Africa | A Senufo mask. Burkina Faso | Kpelie, the face displays a prominent arch of the eyebrow, slit eyes, a stylized nose and a protruding rectangular mouth bearing the teeth. A bird's head arises from the top of the head and scarified growths emerges from the sides and chin. This senufo mask symbolizes the ordered world through its delicate shape. It is used during funeral rituals to summon the spirit of the dead to leave his home.