200817 Old African Tribal used Baga Nimba head Guinea
Old Tribal used statue from the Baga Nimba from Guinea. This statue is 44 cm high. Today, the Baga people, 60,000 in total, occupy the northern coast of Guinea and the southern coast of Guinea-Bissau. They live in the marshy area flooded six months of the year, during which time the only way to get around is by a dugout canoe. They live in villages divided into two to four quarters, which are in turn divided into five or six clans. Traditionally, the village is headed by the eldest member of each clan. The men fish and grow cola nuts; the women grow rice. Spiritually, they believe in a single god, known as. Assisted by a male and female spirits. The only fundamental ritual is initiation, which takes place every twenty-four years. Before burial, the dead are displayed in a sacred wood and their belongings are buried. A SUMMARY OF OUR AFRICA-GALLERY SEL. No hassles, no questions asked. We are usually able to respond within 24 hours. The item "200817 Old African Tribal used Baga Nimba head Guinea" is in sale since Sunday, August 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks". The seller is "africa-gallery" and is located in Hengelo OV. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Tribe: Baga
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original