Sambaa Healing Figure

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A cleverly carved wooden figure depicting an afflicted being.  Shoulders humped and twisted, bent sideways at the waist.  Head size is exaggerated.  Used by a traditional doctor, "mganga" in Kiswahili, for healing.  Used by the Sambaa peoples of Tanzania in ceremonies meant to help the sick.   Glass bead eyes.  13 inches tall.

 

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