Yoruba. <em>Figure of a Devotee of Shango Holding an Oshe Shango</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 15 x 4 15/16 x 5 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.5 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1518. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1518_front_PS5.jpg)

Figure of a Devotee of Shango Holding an Oshe Shango

Artist:Yoruba

Medium: Wood, pigment

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Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 15 x 4 15/16 x 5 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.5 x 14.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 22.1518

Image: CUR.22.1518_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Female figure with helmet like coiffure, painted with spots. Large, bulging eyes, and cheek scarification marks. figure wears a striped skirt, and is set on a flat oval base. No legs. Condition: Worn with abrasions and flaking. has been repaired. Checks from top of head through base.

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