African Carved Wood Sculpture "PA"A ANCESTRAL STATUE" available now from Sculpture Collector
"PA A ANCESTRAL STATUE"
Hand-carved original in wood
Size (approx.). . .70.0cm H x 20.3cm W
by African Tribal Artists
PA"A IS A TRIBE OF PEOPLE FROM BAUCHI STATE OF NIGERIA
This statue a pot belly piece with long mouth and long ears, with both hands holding the belly. Paa Ancestral statues is worship by hunters in the land for the success of killing bigger animals during hunting, every great hunter in the land was believed to have been favored by this ancestral god. On returning from hunting, the hunters were expected to show appreciations to their gods by giving some of the animals they killed back to their god for further and subsequent help from the god.
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