Mami Wata Figure


Product sku AFR331JC34


Mami Wata (Mammy Water) female figure is a water deity venerated in West, Central, and Southern Africa. At once beautiful, protective, seductive, and dangerous, the water spirit Mami Wata (Mother Water) is celebrated throughout much of Africa and the African Atlantic. A rich array of arts surrounds her, as well as a host of other aquatic spirits--all honoring the essential, sacred nature of water. Power of the universe w\depicted with the 3 heads looking in all directions along with the traditional serpent snake and water fish figure and offering bowl held on top. Cross River area C. 1940s

Length 6 in
Depth 6 in
Height 34 in

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