Sculptures were and are still produced to protect people, the house, the village, according to their size; used to protect from sickness, to propitiate gods, for women to be fertile, for men to prepare for war, etc
Sculptures which were carved with double faces were considered to be of a high rank and were owned by the head of the clan.
Sculptures which are made with the hands on their swelling belly represented the ancestor embracing and watching over his descendants.
Sculptures which are carved in a squatting or crouching position with raised hands resting on their neck were used for burial ceremonies and kept in a funeral hut.

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