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BAMOUN - CAMEROON - Head of a Warrior Knight of...

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BAMOUN - CAMEROON - Head of a Warrior Knight of the Kingdom - Sculpture in bronze, open mouth, very marked open eyes, and wearing a Muslim turban - (King Njoya, born in 1876, began reigning at the age of 19, but his prime minister was not ready to step down. Njoya called on the Preuls, and thanks to these warriors from the North, he won the victory and adopted the Muslim religion). Carrying element in wicker, woven plants . - H: 28 cm - W: 19 cm - Weight approx. 3500 g