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Cameroon Hand Carved Wood Figure of Standing Male (Side View)

Cameroon Hand Carved Wood Figure of Standing Male (Side View)

Hand carved wood figure of male from Cameroon. He has a large head with a flattened nose, large ears and spherical eyes. His legs are angled forward at the hips, and he has tapering knees supporting a stocky trunk with both arms carved close to the body. He has a rope of twine wrapped around neck, down his back and around his waist. The Republic of Cameroon is bordered by Nigeria, Chad. the Central African Republic. Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo. The figure is 12 inches (30 cm) tall.

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Galleries: Adult, Africa, Cameroon, Republic of, Wood, Wooden Sculpture
Keywords: Africa, Cameroon, Republic of Cameroon, angled legs, belt, carving, flat nose, hand carved, handcrafted, large ears,, male, man, rope, spherical eyes, tapered knees, twine, wood
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 16
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23282