JF Ptak Science Books Post 1754 Nicolas de Larmessin was an enormously creative and productive artist, and in his way created a genre similar to the great and ancient Dance of Death/.Danse Macabre/Totentanz--though his was the Dance of Life.
W Benin, Zangbeto mask dance in Fon dry season. Said born both f nature & f night, Zangbeto mask's explosive character evokes a power tht inhabited earth long th appearance f man & remains a source f wisdom & continuity fr Benin people
Secret Museum of Mankind, Emu Man . EMU MAN PERFORMS THE 'TOTEM'. With a head-dress representing the sacred totem of his group, this man is working magic that is to make emus abundant for the hunters of his tribe.