MOSSI FIGURE 2, Burkina Faso

Photographs © Tim Hamill

MOSSI
FIGURE 2
22" high x 6" wide x 4.5" deep
$350
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Figures like these could have been used by either a chief or a commoner.  For a chief it would have been a symbol of office or a memorial after death. The scarification patterns and body adornment were indications of rank. 

 


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