Amulet of the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1900.

Image number: 10462215

Amulet of the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1900.

Amulet consisting of a carved wooden effigy of Eshu, made by the Yoruba people of West Africa. The body is covered in carved divination boards, clothed in a frame of cowrie shells threaded on leather.

Image number:
10462215
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 September 2006 12:29
Image rights:
Science Museum