Wooden figure representing the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1920.

Image number: 10462222

Wooden figure representing the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1920.

Carved figure of Eshu/Elegba kneeling and holding a notched stuck under its chin, with backward-curving hooked headdress, made by the Yoruba people, West Africa.

Image number:
10462222
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
21 September 2006 12:29
Image rights:
Science Museum