This statue was carved in the style of the Ewe people of Ghana. The statue depicts a multi-toned standing female figure. It measures 22 inches tall and weighs 2 pounds. There is some minor imperfections including cracks, scrapes and scuffs – please inspect photos.
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Some cracking, scuffing and general wear and tear throughout.
About the Ewe People
The Ewe people are the largest ethnic group in Togo and the third largest ethnic group in Ghana. The history of the Ewe people is unknown. It is believed they originated between Benin and Nigeria and migrated during the 17th century wars.
Ewe religion is called Voodoo, which means “spirit.” Mawu is considered the creator god, who created other deities.
Ewe are known for their high quality strip-woven textiles.