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Ancestor figure - Wood - Ejagham - Nigeria - Asian African Art
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Ancestor figure – Wood – Ejagham – Nigeria

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Description

Great ancestor figure from the Ejagham tribe of Nigeria.
The Ejaghams live in the Cross River area. They are best known for their wooden crests covered with animal skin.
This piece is related to the rites of Okun based on age classes and related to the forces of nature and ancestors.
Good condition with traces of wear and tear. The arms can move upside down.

Object
Ancestor figure
Ethnic group/ culture
Ejagham
Region/ country
Nigeria
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Dimensions
71×16×16 cm
Weight
2000 g
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