Art - Carved
STAR GATES: Location: Deir el-Medina, Tomb of Satnem (No. 1379). Painted Sycamore Wood-Statuette Height 38 cm Excavation: Excavations of the Institut Francais D'Archeologie Orientale- It were covered with linen when discovered. Note the fine string of tiny faience beads that is tied around her left arm.
Africa | Female figure with children from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Early to mid 20th century | Wood and pigment || Yoruba figurative sculptures for shrines dedicated to various deities often depict female devotees accompanied by children and holding bowls for kola nuts or other offerings.