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Sacrifice to the Earth Goddess
Sacrifice to the Earth Goddess
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleSacrifice to the Earth Goddess
CreatorEgonu, Uzo
Creator-BiographyNigerian, 1931-1996
CultureIgbo
Date1974
Style-PeriodContemporary; Modernist
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria; United Kingdom
Classgraphic arts
Typeprint
Format-Mediumcolor etching
Dimensions59 x 79 cm
Edition-Description3/50
InscriptionsEgonu 74 (signed lower right)
DescriptionWhite figures are outlined against a blue and yellow background. One figure cuts the throat of a bird
Subjectroosters; birds; human figure in art; sacrifice; Igbo (African people) -- rites and ceremonies; Igbo (African people) -- religion; goddesses
Photographer (Digital Image)Jonathan Greet, dumdum virtual reality panographers
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_egonu_uzo_030_se.tif
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