spherical gourd topped by wooden half figure; symbolic objects hung about waist; has own mount; organic material stuffed in ears and inside antelope horn

Power Figure, 20th century

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This sculptural figure on a calabash gourd and its shells, horn and seed pods constitute a microcosmic world of power associated with divination and secret societies dealing with healing and social justice.

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Title
Power Figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
96.42
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spherical gourd topped by wooden half figure; symbolic objects hung about waist; has own mount; organic material stuffed in ears and inside antelope horn