JUKUN PAIR
object

JUKUN PAIR

Wood, rope and seeds | h 71 + 70 cm | 28,0 + 27,6 in. | 20th century

description

A pair of statues attributed to the Jukun tribe. The Jukun are living in a large area covering Bauchi, Benue, Taraba, and Plateau state in Nigeria. It is said they are descendants of the people of the ancient Kwararafa kingdom (1500-1840). In Nigeria it is very common to find statues in pairs.

 
 
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