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Female Statute
Terra Cotta Vessel - Woman with Hips
Songye Fetish Power Figure (Nkisi)
Warrior Mask
Female Fertility Figure
Female Fertility Figure
Masks With Cowrie Shells

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Female Fertility Figure

Dogon People Mali, West Africa The wooden statues are identifiable as fertility figures by the enlarged breasts and pregnant bellies. The Dogon people are best known for their religious traditions, their mask dances, wooden sculptures and their architecture.