Sardinia, Italy ~ Nuoro is the town where the character of Mamuthone reenacts ancient pre-Christian rites of propitiation to the ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood, alder & walnut & darkened. The mask has become iconic of rural Sardinia.

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Sardinia, Italy ~ Nuoro is the town where the character of Mamuthone reenacts ancient pre-Christian rites of propitiation to the ancient gods of agriculture. The mask is carved in pieces of wild pear wood, alder & walnut & darkened. The mask has become iconic of rural Sardinia.

Mentre le donne prendono acqua alla fontana...

Mentre le donne prendono acqua alla fontana...

Wolfgang Suschitzky, Sheperd, Sardinia, 1950

Wolfgang Suschitzky, Sheperd, Sardinia, 1950

Trasparenze  a Pan di zucchero  Masua Iglesias Sardegna italy

Trasparenze a Pan di zucchero Masua Iglesias Sardegna italy

Guido Costa  - Desulo, Primo piano di giovane donna che indossa l'abito tradizionale

Guido Costa - Desulo, Primo piano di giovane donna che indossa l'abito tradizionale

Women kneading Dough in Desulo - Sardinia, Italy, by Mario De Biasi, 1955

Women kneading Dough in Desulo - Sardinia, Italy, by Mario De Biasi, 1955

Foto: 1932 Nuoro

Foto: 1932 Nuoro

Piccoli mamuthones crescono !! Troppo tenero..

Piccoli mamuthones crescono !! Troppo tenero..


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