Large, covered bowls whose lids have carved figures and whose inside lower parts are divided into several compartments are used to store implements used in Ifa oracle procedures. The present example displays two human figures carved in high relief on the sloping sides of the lid. One of them holds two staffs. A leopard on the flat top of the cover grapples with a bird from lower down on the lid.
Diameter: 12 ¾ inches
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