Image Resources | Currently on View in Eiteljorg Suite of African and Oceanic Art (W305)
Shango food bowl (covered)
Fakeye A. Ogun (Nigerian, 1886-18881945)
Visiting Curator of African Art Elizabeth Morton talks about Nigerian worshipers of Shango, god of lightning and thunder, and the role the food bowl played in storing their collections of neolithic axes, stirred up from the soil by deep lightning strikes.
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