African Woods: collection
  Lobi with Thuuna influences Bateba phuwe 38cm high
Bought in Kumasi market in January 1995

This ordinary bateba is probably from Galgouli in Burkina Faso. A sculpture that stands and is bending forward, stooping like a senior citizen.
Lobi shrine figures are representative of all the people that are within the Lobi community.

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