Memorial head, Gold Coast, Ghana, late 19th-20th century.

 
Memorial head, Gold Coast, Ghana, late 19th-20th century.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

Baked clay memorial head, oval face, ringed neck, placed on the graves of important personages whose spirit were believed to reside in the head. Made of wood and clay. Ashanti tribe, Gold Coast, 1890-1920.

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10474759

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