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mar 31, 1904 - Veranda post of enthroned king and senior wife (Opo Ogoga)

Description:

Wood and pigment
Olowe of Ise (artist)
Nigeria (Yoruba peoples)

Veranda post - structural support post of the palace
Bulging eyes - sign that one can look into the spiritual realm
Gap in teeth - sign of beauty
Believed that the women had the ability for spirit possession

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Date:

mar 31, 1904
Now
~ 114 years ago

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