Iagalganga Figure
Mumuye Tribe, Nigeria

H: 29.5"
Inventory # 10412

The sculptural ingenuity of this Mumuye figure must be viewed from every vantage point to appreciate its angular essence, movement, geometry, and volume. Information on Mumuye figures is spare, and does not explain the particular stylistic interpretation of the human form. Mumuye figures seem to have fulfilled diverse functions, ranging from the reinforcement of certain elders’ status in the community, to assistance with rain-making