Loom figure

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Object number: Z 12947

Description: Okeeke. Wooden figure, part of a loom. It consists of a single human head with a hole running through it, perhaps to facilitate storage. It has an unusually shaped forehead. Used for holding rollers on the weaving loom.

Cultural sub-group: Okpe

Town: Okpe

Measurements: 15 cm long, 5 cm wide