MOSSI FIGURES ARCHIVES, Burkina Faso

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

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MOSSI
Figure 2
22 " high
SOLD

MOSSI
Figure 3
23.5 " high
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

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Figures like these could have been used by either a chief or a commoner.  For a chief it would have been a symbol of office or a memorial after death. The scarification patterns and body adornment were indications of rank. 

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