Seated Female Statue; African, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria; 7089
Seated Female StatueAbout this object
Female figures such as this, represent fertility and are used at the annual Aya ceremony. Women dance around these figures or bear them aloft. They make offerings to them of food and money.Maker
22 x 10 1/2 inchesCredit Line
Gift of Dr. Noah ChivianObject Type
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