Nomoli figure, anthropomorphic and ithyphallic, ca

Made:
1501-1700 in Sierra Leone

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Nomoli figure, anthropomorphic and ithyphallic, carved from steatite, from Sherbro region of Sierra Leone, 16th or 17th centuries

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A38808
type:
statues, religion (tribal), nomoli, religion (tribal), statue
credit:
Burbridge, K.

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