Global Art & Artifacts


Rare wrapped Zigua Mummy Figure.  Statue.  Tanzania.  Africa

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    The ethnic Zigula/Zigua are from the northern Pwani and southern Tanga  Regions of Tanzania.  Their art is poorly understood and frequently misidentified.   They have a vibrant tradition of ritual carvings . . . such as their “mummy” figures.  Some are wrapped in cloth and… Continue reading

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