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6887Re: [African_Arts] Interesting Yombe sculpture [4 Attachments]

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  • Artemenko Art
    Jul 14, 2014
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      Well it is an interesting Yoruba sculpture from Nigeria!  Although most older ones are coloured; do you see some rests of colour?


      On Monday, 14 July 2014, 18:37, "darklingdancer@... [African_Arts]" <African_Arts@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

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      I think based on the facial scarification and the prominent breasts/woman who seems like she's giving birth that this is a  Yombe (DR Congo) sculpture...Possibly depicting one of the maternity groups (phemba). I'll keep looking into it, but it's very interesting.

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