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Figure of the deity, Esu Elegba
Figure of the deity, Esu Elegba
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Stone, Sacrificial Materials
Dimensions:
25 x 13 (63.5 x 33 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Northeastern Yoruba People
Accession Number:
74.6
Acquisition Date:
1974-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Salinger Bequest Fund

features worn almost smooth

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Ancestor figure, Ekpu
Ancestor figure, Ekpu (18th–19th century)
Hip ornament: leopard head
Hip ornament: leopard head (late 18th century)