African Dogon Female Nommo Statue Mali Handmade Female Statue Ancestor Spiritual Powerful Rain Female Dogon Statue

$295.00

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This is Hand Carved Wood Female Nommo from the Dogon Tribe of Mali. Dogon art remains today some of the best known and collected African art. This female figure is a prime example of classic Dogon sculpture that represents a tradition of carving rarely surpassed for longevity or imagination for Dogon art. The most distinctive subject rendered by Dogon sculptures is that of a single figure standing with raised arms. This posture has usually been interpreted as a gesture of prayer, an effort to link earth and heavens, and it has been suggested that it may represent an appeal for rain. The herniated naval is a commonly illness seen on both men and women in the region. Her exaggerated thighs and buttocks create a parallel to the shape of the breasts and shoulders extending out of the back. This female has beautiful scarification on her body. The figure may represent an ancestor or equally a Nummo, one of the eight primordial figures created by God. She may have been placed on a family altar or kept in the village priest s shrine where she would have offerings made upon her to infuse her with life force to assist humans on earth and to intercede with the deities. This is a wonderful Dogon Female Figure that would compliment your collection to home.

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24" tall
4 1/2" wide
4" deep

Shows age, has some discolorations, left arm has visual repairs, but overall in good condition.

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