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Akan Akua'Ba Fertility Figure, Ashanti, Ghana http://www.imodara.com/post/102912477439/ghana-akan-akuaba-fertility-figure-ashanti

Akan Akua'Ba Fertility Figure, Ashanti, Ghana http://www.imodara.com/post/102912477439/ghana-akan-akuaba-fertility-figure-ashanti

Africa | "Aku'aba" doll from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Wood, glass beads, fiber

Africa | "Aku'aba" doll from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Wood, glass beads, fiber

Africa | Fertility doll "akua ba" from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Wood, middle brown patina with remains of black pigment, glass beads

Africa | Fertility doll "akua ba" from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Wood, middle brown patina with remains of black pigment, glass beads

Fante. <em>Fertility Doll (Akuaba)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, height (w/out modern base): 12 5/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Merton D. Simpson to the Jennie Simpson Educational Collection of African Art, 69.133.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 69.133.2_bw.jpg)

Fante. <em>Fertility Doll (Akuaba)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, height (w/out modern base): 12 5/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Merton D. Simpson to the Jennie Simpson Educational Collection of African Art, 69.133.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 69.133.2_bw.jpg)

Ashanti (Asante) Fertility Doll, Ghana - Private Collection, New York, acquired in the 1960s

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Ashanti (Asante) Fertility Doll, Ghana - Private Collection, New York, acquired in the

Ashanti Akuaba Doll

Robert Dowling Tribal and Pre-Columbian Art :: Ashanti Akuaba Doll

In Ghana, the display of gold at the Ashanti king’s jubilee in 1995 was unsurpassed in splendor. This Adioukrou Queen Mother, attending the jubilee, indicates her status by wearing gold turtle & crocodile talismans in her hair

In Ghana, the display of gold at the Ashanti king’s jubilee in 1995 was unsurpassed in splendor. This Adioukrou Queen Mother, attending the jubilee, indicates her status by wearing gold turtle & crocodile talismans in her hair.

Akan Akua'Ba Fertility Figure, Fante, Ghana http://www.imodara.com/post/103298722434/ghana-akan-akuaba-fertility-figure-fante

Akan Akua'Ba Fertility Figure, Fante, Ghana http://www.imodara.com/post/103298722434/ghana-akan-akuaba-fertility-figure-fante

Fang Cameroun eyema byeri (3) - Le byeri désigne à la fois le culte et l'ensemble des reliques et de la figure. Il était pratiqué par les Fang du Gabon et du Sud Cameroun. Ces objets servaient à la consultation des ancêtres dans le cas de prises de décisions importantes, mais aussi pour les initiations au byeri (melan) lors desquelles on montrait les crânes familiaux aux jeunes garçons. Ces derniers, avec l'aide de plantes hallucinogènes, pouvaient alors entrer en communication avec les…

Fang - Cameroun - Eyema byeri

Fang Cameroun eyema byeri (3) - Le byeri désigne à la fois le culte et l'ensemble des reliques et de la figure. Il était pratiqué par les Fang du Gabon et du Sud Cameroun. Ces objets servaient à la consultation des ancêtres dans le cas de prises de décisions importantes, mais aussi pour les initiations au byeri (melan) lors desquelles on montrait les crânes familiaux aux jeunes garçons. Ces derniers, avec l'aide de plantes hallucinogènes, pouvaient alors entrer en communication avec les…

Congo Songye power figure makes $965,000 at Allan Stone auction

Songye Community Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ashanti fertility dolls.  It is known that women used to carry them on their back before and during pregnancy and used to treat them like real children. They gain their magical power from the deity via the diviner´s blessing. After childbirth, they might be dedicated to the deity, placed on an altar in the shrine, or given as a toy to a girl.  Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue158/d100_1/#ixzz2Yv1OqZ85

Ashanti fertility dolls. It is known that women used to carry them on their back before and during pregnancy and used to treat them like real children. They gain their magical power from the deity via the diviner´s blessing. After childbirth, they might be dedicated to the deity, placed on an altar in the shrine, or given as a toy to a girl. Read more: http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue158/d100_1/#ixzz2Yv1OqZ85

Jolie statue LEGA Bwami Art Africain tribal Congo african Arts Premiers ethnique | eBay

Jolie statue LEGA Bwami Art Africain tribal Congo african Arts Premiers ethnique | eBay

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