Horse rider (1) - Bronze - CAVALIER PUTCHU GUINADJI - SAO / KOTOKO - CAMEROUN / TCHAD - sao - Chad

Description
Horse rider (1) - Bronze - CAVALIER PUTCHU GUINADJI - SAO / KOTOKO - CAMEROUN / TCHAD - sao - Chad
circa 1950 - Excellent

They form a civilisation, which has now disappeared, that was established on a geographical area which extended along the borders of Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria, between the 12th and the 14th centuries. The oral chronicle still uses this term to refer to groups of people who live over there, near the south of the Lake Chad. The centre of the Sao territory is currently inhabited by their direct and undisputed descendants, the Kotoko.
These types of horsemen, named Putchu Guinadji, were used to combat manifestations of madness.

These talismans are given to the patient, who would wear these, or at least carry these during the healing period, and until death, when the healing was slow in coming. These are the remedies of a complex therapy.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Horse rider
Indigenous object name
CAVALIER PUTCHU GUINADJI - SAO / KOTOKO - CAMEROUN / TCHAD
Ethnic group/ culture
sao
Region/ country
Chad
Material
Bronze
Period
circa 1950
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
8×8×0 cm
Weight
2 kg
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