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 have estimated shipping at a minimum US$300.00
We will personally 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.

African tribal art page
To return to African
tribal art gallery

Aboriginals Gallery logoFort Myers, FL. 33908