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Figure poteau anthropomorphe "okuli"
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"Okuli" were used to ritually pound the ground during great ceremonies.There are also pole figures with separate legs called "obakuli". One of these is illustrated in Neyt, p. 34, fig. 9.
Neyt, Francois, Nigerian Primitivism, Brussels n.d., p. 34, fig. 9