Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Eshu: “herald of the gods”
Late 19th – early 20th century
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Wood, cowrie shells and leather
H: 24; W: 15 cm
Gift of Cedric H. and Daisy Marks, New York, through the America-Israel Cultural Foundation
Accession number: B70.1066

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir