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Ancestor figure - Terracota - mambila - Mambila - Nigeria

Lot reference 28595437
Ancestor figure - Terracota - mambila - Mambila - Nigeria

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Your bid Current bid $67
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Location: Germany
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1st half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Ancestor figure (More lots)
Indigenous object name: mambila
Ethnic group/ culture: Mambila
Region/ country: Nigeria
Material: Terracota
Period: 1st half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 21×10×10 cm

Mambila Terracotta Female Figure, Nigeria, Figure, Nigeria
kneeling, she holds her stomach and is obviously pregnant. The eyes come out and the mouth is enlarged with strongly protruding teeth.
The figure was used by medical men during pregnancies to ensure a good progress
Inside of the figure there are small ritual objects, probably animal bones.

De Dieter1234  

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