Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikerhi of Orhokpokpo of Agbarho: An Article from

WHERE GODS AND MORTALS MEET

 Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE URHOBO PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

April 9  August 16, 2004

 

Perkins Foss, Ph. D.

Guest Curator

 

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  Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikerhi of Orhokpokpo of Agbarho

Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikefe of Orhokpokpo, Agbarho

Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikefe of Orhokpokpo, Agbarho

This photograph depicts a statue for male aggression (iphri), next to which stands its owner Chief Erhiaganoma Oyovwikefe of Orhokpokpo, Agbarho village-group who holds in his right hand a staff indicating his office as a distinguished elder (opko ononwvorhin).  (Photograph by Perkins Foss, 1971)

 

 

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