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Mu Po (Power Figure)


Mu po power figures are utilised in a variety of ways; for one, they are placed in the homes of pregnant women to ensure successful birth. It is believed that the representation of pregnancy in these figures represents...

Mbap Mteng (Elephant Mask)


Bamilekeland is divided into a number of smaller kingdoms each ruled by it’s own king (fon). The Bamileke believe that this ruling fon is an embodiment of the creator god and of past ancestors and as such possesses...