Feticcio - Cavo, Legno - mumuye - Nigeria

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Feticcio - Cavo, Legno - mumuye - Nigeria
Seconda metà XX secolo - Buone condizioni

Mumuye Iagalagana Fetish - Nigeria

Material(s): In wood.
Dimensions (cm): 67 x 13 x 10.
Weight (kilograms): 1

The Mumuye are famous for their wooden figurines named Iagalagana. These sculptures have elongated features and usually present long, pierced ears. Carved by forgers or weavers, the latter are stored in houses isolated on a territory controlled by a family, and are entrusted to a member of this family, known to have magical powers. Iagalagana statuettes have divinatory and apotropaic roles. The latter are used to invoke rain and also generally serve as objects of prestige.

The item shall be packaged with care and sent via a parcel with track & trace.

Dettagli lotto
Oggetto
Feticcio
Etnia/cultura
mumuye
Regione / Paese
Nigeria
Materiale
Cavo, Legno
Periodo
Seconda metà XX secolo
Condizioni
Buone condizioni
Con supporto incluso
No
Dimensioni
67×13×10 cm
Peso
1 kg
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