Old Lagalagana MUMUYE Figure - Nigeria

Old Lagalagana MUMUYE Figure - Nigeria

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Old Lagalagana MUMUYE Figure - Nigeria

Within Nigeria's Benue River Valley region, such representations have been associated with a range of functions, including reinforcement of the status of male elders and used by healers and diviners in arriving at diagnoses. The flexible nature of tradition is reflected in the fact that a single figure may fulfill several roles.