Living on the western side of the Cross River, the Oron people carved monoxylous ancestor figures. These sculptures, known as Ekpu, have a typical coiffure and scarifications, and are kept in the village meeting room and used as mnemonic objects to commemorate tribal history.

Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.

Art from this Tribe