Mumuye Iagalagana figures were carved by blacksmiths and kept in huts, used to protect the family enclosure. This Mumuye figure was used in divination for healing sickness, preventing epidemics, settling judicial disputes and for rainmaking.

Origin: Nigeria
Time Period: 1st Half 20th c
Provenance: From a private American collection
Materials: Wood, pigment and fiber with custom base
Dimensions: 35 in. high x 6 in. wide 
Condition: Figure in good condition with some abrasions and age cracks to the body
Inventory #A2045
Price: $1,500
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