Wooden figure representing the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1920
A wooden figure in the form of Eshu, a god of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. In Yoruba tradition, Eshu is described as a figure of trickery and surprise. In common with other depictions of Eshu, he is seen here playing a flute.
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- The Science and Art of Medicine
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