Carved wooden statue highly abstract treatment of

Made:
1890-1930 in Nigeria

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

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658233
type:
statues religion (tribal), representation, deities, female, religion (tribal), representation, statues
credit:
Church Missionary Society

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