Amulet of the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1900

Amulet of the god Eshu, Nigeria, 1880-1900.
An amulet in the form of Eshu, a god of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The wooden figure is covered with carved divination boards and cowrie shells threaded onto leather.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1880-1900
Inventory number :
A128045