This figure’s protruding abdomen allowed room for the insertion of various medicines by an nganga (ritual specialist) to activate the ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The Kota once used reliquary guardian figures (mbulu ngulu) to protect and demarcate the revered bones of family ancestors. The bones were p...
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