Our Montol figure of the Middle Benue was associated with the Komtin secret society and was used in divination rituals for healing and protection. This small figure exhibits broad shoulders, dangling arms, detailed facial features and flat-topped conical headgear.
Origin: Nigeria, Benue River region
Time Period: 1st Half 20th c
Provenance: From a private American collection
Materials: Encrusted wood with custom stand
Dimensions: 9 1/2 in. high x 3 1/2 in. wide
Condition: Good condition, some loss to conical headgear
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