This Ewe statue portrays a male figure with a simple clean design. The statue comes attached to a custom base for easy display. It measures 9.5 inches tall and weighs 1 pound. He is missing his arms and feet and there are some imperfections and wear and tear – please inspect photos.
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|Country of Origin||
9" figure | 9.5" including base
1.75" figure | 3" base
Missing arms and feet. 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.