This Ewe statue portrays a female figure with a shiny patina. There is a large crack down the backside from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet. The statue measures 8.5 inches tall and weighs 0.5 pounds. Imperfections and wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos.
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Large crack down backside, imperfections and wear and tear.
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.