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Nsodia (Funerary Portrait Head)

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Nsodia (meaning ‘thing placed on top’; also called Mma, Nkua or Ohoni Ti) heads are idealised and stylised depictions of deceased Akan royalty, chiefs or priests. Opinions vary about the actual use of the heads. Some...


Nsodia (Funerary Portrait Head)

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Nsodia (meaning ‘thing placed on top’; also called Mma, Nkua or Ohoni Ti) heads are idealised and stylised depictions of deceased Akan royalty, chiefs or priests. Opinions vary about the actual use of the heads. Some...


Nsodia (Funerary Portrait Head)

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Nsodia (meaning ‘thing placed on top’; also called Mma, Nkua or Ohoni Ti) heads are idealised and stylised depictions of deceased Akan royalty, chiefs or priests. Opinions vary about the actual use of the heads. Some...


Akua'Ba (Fertility Figure)

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Akua’ba (pl. akua’ma; meaning ‘Akua’s children’) are small fertility figures found in shrines across Akanland. The Akan believe that, “the name akua’ba comes from the legend of a woman named Akua who was...


Akua'Ba (Fertility Figure)

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Akua’ba (pl. akua’ma; meaning ‘Akua’s children’) are small fertility figures found in shrines across Akanland. The Akan believe that, “the name akua’ba comes from the legend of a woman named Akua who was...


Akua’Ba (Fertility Figure)

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Akua’ba (pl. akua’ma; meaning ‘Akua’s children’) are small fertility figures found in shrines across Akanland. The Akan believe that, “the name akua’ba comes from the legend of a woman named Akua who was...