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Figure poteau anthropomorphe "okuli"

Nigéria, Koro

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Hans Petereit, Cologne, Germany H: 114 cm 1200 EUR
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wood, base

"Okuli" were used to ritually pound the ground during great ceremonies.There are also pole figures with separate legs called "obakuli". One of these is illustrated in Neyt, p. 34, fig. 9.


Neyt, Francois, Nigerian Primitivism, Brussels n.d., p. 34, fig. 9