The purpose of this paper is to discuss what the object was used for, what its various components are, and to question whether, as part of the museum's collection, it has lost some of its meaning, which in turn may affect the intervention of the conservator. To increase your chances of winning, try raising your bid. You're the first bidder on this item. Refunds Returns are welcome after 12 days. Shipping is the responsibility of you the buyer. This loss of meaning and altered context restricts interpretation of the object, and the function may not be fully understood. Place bid Review and confirm your bid Bid confirmation Enter a custom max.
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Beautifully detailed face and hair with body and facial scarification. In rare instances, stone figures have been found. Wooden handles have age cracks and the blades have some nicks as would be expected. Photograph by Lisa O'Hara. All are intact and show light tarnishing and oxidation from age, but are strudy and wearable. Also seen are the extremely long fingers, pronounced breasts, and protruding navels; all common traits of Koma figures from this period.
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Political organizations in the past tended to be small in scale, with government sometimes in the hands of chiefs, sometimes by assemblies of men, and sometimes by secret associations manifesting their attributes in masquerade ceremonies. Few if any African Tribal religions therefore can be seriously considered based, or rooted in idolatry. Nails are also used for the eyes. Some pigment wear and general light surface wear along with minor chips and cracks consistent with age.
Description: He wears a loin cloth and has facial and body scarification. The western Ijo use ejiri figures, in which the head of the household is represented upon a highly schematic quadruped that is said to represent the guardian spirit of the family. All are older examples. It should also be noted that a primary component of traditional African art is performance and assemblage.