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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Burkina Faso; Mossi peoples
Title:Fertility Figure; Female (Raog' biga)
Date Made:mid 20th century
Type:Sculpture
Materials:wood
Place Made:Africa; Burkina Faso
Accession Number:  AC 2016.36
Credit Line:Gift in honor of Evan M. Maurer (Class of 1966) by Mary Nooter Roberts and Allen F. Roberts (Class of 1967)
2016_36.jpg

Tags:
women; sexuality; fertility; toys; symbolism

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