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Object number: Z 11738

Description: Utomo. Wooden figure brought from Islam county with bead necklace and beaded headdress or coiffure. The face sports incised cat’s whiskers marks, a feature common among the Nupe in the 19th century.

Cultural sub-group: Aviele

Town: Agbede

Measurements: 39 cm long, 7.5 cm wide