Pair of eden ogboni figures, male and female attac

Made:
1701-1900 in Ibadan
maker:
Yoruba people

Pair of eden ogboni figures, male and female attached by chain and on spikes, Yoruba, from Ibadan, Southern Nigeria, West Africa, 18th or 19th centuries

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A95855
Materials:
brass, iron
type:
figurine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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