IGBO IKENGA FIGURES ARCHIVES, Nigeria

The Ikenga figures below have been vetted as authentic.

The figures below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

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IGBO
Ikenga 61
20" high
SOLD

 

IGBO
Ikenga 62
14" high
SOLD  

  

IGBO
Ikenga 73
18" high
SOLD



IGBO
Ikenga 70
29" high
SOLD

IGBO
Community Ikenga 81
67.5" high
SOLD

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

IGBO, IKENGA FIGURES ARCHIVES, Nigeria


Ikenga
is the embodiment of traditional male leadership and power among the Igbo. The shrine expresses their personal spirit, chi, a source of strength and courage. Ikenga visualizes the authority of leadership; the ability to sit in judgement and be a warrior-chief. The horns refer to the powerful and agressive nature of the ram.

---Christophe Rolley, www.artheos.org

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