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Sudanese Anthropomorphic Totem | c. 1900

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Sudanese Anthropomorphic Totem | c. 1900

From the southern regions of the Sudan, this weathered post is six feet tall and has naturalistically carved facial features. The head stands on a pillar-form body, which carved with alternating geometric shapes. Sculptures like these were often used to ward off bad energy or evil spirits.
Origin | South Sudan
Year Made | 20th Century
Material | Hardwood
Dimensions | 12"W x 12"D x 72"H
ID | 15T02196
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