The original use of these stone figures, also called Mahan Yafe, is unknown.
The original use of these stone figures, also called Mahan Yafe, is unknown. The present Mende inhabitants of the region use them in shrines to promote the fertility of the fields where they are found and protect the crops. Country of Origin: Sierra Leone. Culture: Sapi / Sherbro. Date / Period: circa 16th C. Place of Origin: Coastal Sierra Leone. Material Size: Steatite. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Collection Susan Vogel, New York. Location: 38.
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