Early XXth- reasonable condition
This Yoruba figure represen a hunchback, this figures measure 35 cm-Nigeria
It is from the early XXth-
2. Orisala. — To Orisala are ascribed creative powers. He is regarded as a co-worker with Olorun. Man is supposed to have been made by God in a lump, and shaped as he is by Orisala. Its votaries are distinguished by white beads worn round the neck, and by their using only white dresses. They are forbidden the use of palm wine. Sacrifices offered by them are not to be salted. Albinoes, dwarfs, the lame, hunchbacks, and all deformed persons
generally are regarded as sacred to this god ; hence they are designated " Eni Orisa" (belonging to the god), being regarded as specially made so by him.
read more: https://archive.org/stream/historyofyorubas00john/historyofyorubas00john_djvu.txt
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