Carved wooden statue highly abstract treatment of

1890-1930 in Nigeria

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Carved wooden statue highly abstract treatment of female form, high conical headdress, represents "Oma" an ordinary household god, supposed to prevent sickness, Isoko tribe, Southern Nigeria, 1890-1930


Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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statues religion (tribal), representation, deities, female, religion (tribal), representation, statues
Church Missionary Society

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