Carved wooden figure, female, seated, with elabora

Made:
1880-1920 in Nigeria

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Carved wooden figure, female, seated, with elaborate hair, holding comb and cup, covered with white and black pigment, wrists damaged, made by Ibo, used in mmwa male initiation ceremonies, Southern Nigerian, 1880-1920

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A37272
type:
statue

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