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Osun fan

Unknown1799/1959

Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives

This embossed bronze fan was carried by the high priestess of Osun, named after a river, who was the goddess of water and fertility, a position held by the late Suzanne Wenger, an Austrian artist who adopted the Yoruba as her own people.

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  • Title: Osun fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1799/1959
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Type: Bronze fan
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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