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|
|Period:||1st half 20th century|
|Condition:||Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
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.
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|Rest of Europe||$27.98|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: Michendorf (), Germany.
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