Carved Female Figure

This is a carved representation of a female figure, standing on a plinth. She has a typical segmented neck and ridged hairstyle, and has been painted black. The original World Museum Liverpool record reads King Sabbaho wife, JuJu, or God, from the town of Tobiah, interior of Sherbro country.

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Further Information

  • Type: Figures, sculpture
  • Object: Carved Female Figure
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 850mm x 90mm
  • Production Date: Unknown
  • Associated Places: Sierra Leone (Created and collected)
  • Associated People: A. Ridyard (Donor)
  • Museum: World Museum Liverpool Sierra Leone Collection
  • Accession Number: LIVCM.

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