Edan

Twinned brass images, one male, the other female, joined by a chain, usually around the neck. The edan serve as a main sculptural form of the Yoruba Ogboni secret society in Africa.

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29715
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edan
edan oshugbo
Ogboni Spanish
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Twinned brass images, one male, the other female, joined by a chain, usually around the neck. The edan serve as a main sculptural form of the Yoruba Ogboni secret society in Africa.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300262977. The J. Paul Getty Trust.