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Mende helmet mask

Mende helmet mask Bundu or Sowei mask Sande society Sierra Leone and Liberia In sub-Saharan Africa only men are normally permitted on ritual occasions to wear wooden masks This black helmet mask is worn exclusively by women The practice of women ,...

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XSM Stone Crusher For Sale In Sierra Leone

Oct 30, 2013 0183 32 Various Stone Crusher Machine For Sale,Stone crusher, mineral grinding machine, sand making machine, mobile crushing plant, processing equipment through ,...

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Nomoli figurine

A Nomoli / ˈ n oʊ m oʊ l iː / is a carved stone figurine native to Sierra Leone and Liberia They are usually made of soapstone, limestone or granite Origins Nomoli figurines are among the earliest works of art from Sierra Leone The ....

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Sierra Leone Stone Figure

Sierra Leone Stone Figure By William Dewey , Figures such as this, carved of soft steatite or soapstone, are frequently found by the Mende people of Sierra Leone and are called nomoli They are found in caves and earthen mounds and are often discovered by farmers The Mende place them in shrines by their rice fields to increase the fertility ....

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Sierra Leone architecture Reuters

May 03, 2012 0183 32 A pedestrian walks past a traditional colonial-era Board House dating back about a century on Pademba Road in Sierra Leone s capital Freetown April 27, 2012 Scattered across Sierra Leone,...

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Antique Sierra Leone Wood Carving EBTH

View all items from Nashville, Tennessee Personal Property Sale sale Antique Sierra Leone Wood Carving Item Details An antique wood carving from Sierra Leone, Africa, potentially purchased from Bernard M Caperton Antiques and Fine Arts of Charlottesville, ia, member of the Art and Antique League of America , Carved Stone Bust ....

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Shop Tools Stone Carving UK Tools Stone Carving free ,

Tools Stone Carving If you re surfing through cheap deals on tools stone carving UK, ukdhgate is the best place for you You can also take a look at our extensive range of stone carving diamond to find the perfect one to enrich your life If you are seeking for affordable flower stone carving with the best quality, we have great collections of designs for you...

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Art in Sierra Leone

Art in Sierra Leone has a long and significant tradition of carving and ceremonial works like masks and cloth for initiation and protection Although art styles are oftentimes ascribed to a single ethnic group often the Mende , the styles and processes are spread throughout the country and many artists move between the different ethnic groups in the country...

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Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man Sale Number 3167B ,

Carved Limestone Stone Head of a Man, late 19th century, , 1988 , p 86, fig 113, and described as bearing a resemblance to African carvings from Sierra Leone The Marvill Collection Estimate 1,500-2,500 , Lots in this sale Carved Doll Figure in a Bonnet Sale 3167B Lot 1...

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The nomoli or pomdo stone carvings

The nomoli or pomdo stone carvings - discovered buried around southern Sierra Leone First described by Europeans in 1852 The human figures, carved out of soapstone, are found throughout a large area that was controlled primarily by the Temne until the Mende entered in the 1600s When asked about the statues, the people in the region expressed the belief that they were the work of spiritual ....

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Sierra Leone Stone and Ivory Flashcards Quizlet

Seated figure nomoli , coastal style stone carving, Sierra Leone 1940s-1950s -soapstone-long jaw, big bulging eyes, wide flaring nostrils, large lips-3 to 8 inches high-found in the same wy as mahen yafe, but because they were so small, they did not attach the ,...

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ANTIQUE STONE SCULPTURE Ancestral Spirit Kissi Sierra ,

ANTIQUE STONE SCULPTURE Ancestral Spirit Kissi Sierra Leone W Africa 17Th C - 2,95000 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 GJPaw Auctions is pleased to offer a rare figurative stone sculpture, from the Kissi People, Sierra Leone, West Africa Many people have heard stories about farmers discovering artifacts in their fields...

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Sapi Stone Figure Nomoli , Sierra Leone lot Sotheby s ,

What others are saying Sotheby s May 7, 2016 Pre-Sapi Stone Found Spirit Figure Sierra Leone Height 8 1/2 in 215 cm Reportedly collected in Sierra Leone by Margaret Hemming By descent to her niece Peter Adler, London, acquired from the above by 1979 Alan Brandt, New York Daniel and Marian Malcolm, Tenafly, New Jersey, acquired from the above on July 10, 1983...

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The Arts and Craft Center

We visit the Arts Craft Center in Freetown, the modest shop owned by Mohamed Kargbo, a wood sculptor who has been creating beautiful traditional carvings for customers from many countries around the world There are many talented small-scale craftsmen in Sierra Leone ,...

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Dramatic Hand Carved Elephant Head Wall Mount at 1stdibs

An extraordinary life like Trompe L oeil hand-carved elephant head wall mount Well detailed with the use of mixed woods, the tusks look like ivory, very cleverly executed, originally brought to the US in the 1960s from Sierra Leone, West Africa...

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17,000 year old Nomoli Figurines found in Sierra Leone ,

Apr 12, 2015 0183 32 When searching for diamonds in West African Sierra Leone, local people made unexpected finds They repeatedly came across 40 to 70 cm tall stone sculptur The origin of these Nomoli is uncertain Some were discovered at depths of 50 metr This means that they must be about 17,000 years old...

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Price guide for A Sierra Leone Carved Stone Nomoli or Pomdo

Values for A Sierra Leone Carved Stone Nomoli or Pomdo Male Figure carved standing on a mounded base his large head with distinct facial features bulging eyes broad to appraise similar items instantly without sending photos or descriptions...

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Ancient African Tribal Art Nomoli Stone Carving Sierra ,

In this sale, we have an Ancient African Tribal Art Nomoli Stone Carving with a Provenance DeHoogh Gallery, Philadelphia Hand carved stone from Sierra Leone possibly from Sapi or Sherbo tribes ? The nomoli or pomdo stone carvings of unclear origin have been discovered buried around southern Sierra Leone...

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West African Art Liberia and Sierra Leone Art History ,

As in other African arts, the visual arts of Liberia and Sierra Leone are intimately connected to performance and music and are placed within those broader artistic traditions Art from Liberia and Sierra Leone reflect ed distinct cultural groups, and the ,...

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Onyx Carved Horse Artifacts from Pakistan

Beautifully handcrafted from marble, onyx or stone, each hand carved stone turtle statue, marble elephant figurine and gemstone Onyx animal sculpture display their own natural stone characteristics These decorative Marble, Onyx and Stone animals and collectible animal figurines are offered for sale in a variety sizes, colors and unique We do ....

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native carving eBay

Find great deals on eBay for native carving Shop with confidence , Primitive Loon Sea Native Inuit Stone Carving 7 Long Syllabic Signed C 10810 Was Previous Price C 22999 , eBay determines this price through a machine-learned model of the product s sale prices within the last 90 days Top Rated Plus Sellers with highest ....

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In an unpublished essay for Sotheby s 2008 , Siegmann noted Over that past century and a half, numerous stone carvings have been found in the southeastern part of Sierra Leone between the Sewa and Mano river basins, and stretching between the coast and the border with Guinea as well as in adjacent portions of Liberia...

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soapstone carving eBay

Find great deals on eBay for soapstone carving and inuit soapstone carving Shop with confidence , eBay determines this price through a machine-learned model of the product s sale prices within the last 90 days Top Rated Plus Sellers with highest buyer ratings , Shoushan Stone 8 Soapstone 534 Stone 79 Wood 6 Age see all Age ....

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Sky Blue Stone of Sierra Leone, Africa Sola Rey

Apr 12, 2015 0183 32 The Controversy around this rock called the Sky stone 12000 BC was found In 1990, an odd type of blue stone, was discovered by geologist and archaeologist, Angelo Pitoni, in Sierra Leone, West Africa He sent the mysterious stone to be investigated at ,...

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