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nomoli figure

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Register 1958: Limestone 'nomoli' of a figure on a stool; head (with 'medicine') split.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 18 centimetres
    • Width: 7 centimetres
    • Depth: 11 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1958:
    Limestone nomori of a figure on a stool; head (with 'medicine') split.
    "Bad spirit figure "


    See Ethdoc 205 - Report from W Addison, 5.1.1923, describing the circumstances in which the stone heads were acquired.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Register 1958: Given in memory of and at the wish of the donor's husband, Lieut. William Addison, Senior District Commissioner, Sierra Leone, who formed the collection.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


Nomoli figure made of limestone.

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Nomoli figure made of limestone.

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