Africa, Nigeria
Tribe: Memuye

Memuye African carved figure

Statuary, Memuye ancestor figure, occasionally
known as iagalagana figures. Memuye statues
serve many functions in Mumuye society and
ritual practice, including being retained in a
home to represent the spirit of a deceased
family member.

This authoritative carving makes a dominant
statement wherever it stands.
At 50" high,
shipping this statue requires special
consideration when transported. We will hand-deliver to any address within 60 miles of Fort Myers, FL

African art Memuye lagalana figureAfrican tribal art Memuye tutelary figure
Age uncertain but estimated at ca. 1970s

Carver unknown.

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