Lega Zoomorphic Wooden Animal

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A carved animal, anatomically male, perhaps a lizard, from the Lega Bwami society.  The function of the Bwami is to regulate social, religious and political life of the Lega.  It is conveying ethical principals and establishing social norms.   Animals such as these were used in the ceremonies and teachings.   Wood with traces of kaolin and pyro-etching.  13 inches long.  20th Century.  Price on request 

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