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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Matrilineal shrine (nja), ezi Ozo compound, Ugwuego village. The major shrine for Ibokwo matrilineal clan, the second small structure on the left. The shrine is a small house, about three feet high. It moves to wherever at Afikpo the new male priest lives when the old one dies. Afikpo has both patrilineal (residential) and ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Another house ready for roofing, Ezi Akputa compound, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"The compound is called Ezi followed by the name of its founder, who is also usually the original ancestor of the patrilineage. The houses in many compounds, particularly those increasing in population, are built wall to wall and back to back, separated by narrow alleyways and streets winding tortuously here and there. There is usually a separate h...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Okpa full body masquerade at Ezi Enyi compound, Orra Village. It chases boys who give it dashes (presents), and also chases girls. Of Cross River origin, a cord net full body dress of Cross River origin, probably relates to Ekpe society masqueraders." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

Publication caption reads, "Okpa player."

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Nne Nkwo (mother of Nkwo) and Nnade Nkwo (father of Nkwo), in the rest house (obiogo) of Agbogo Ward, Mgbom Village. These figures represent ancestors of the ward and village. The dress and paint are renewed from time to time, but it does not appear ever to be sacrificed to. The rest house, called obiogo (obu ogo), is found f...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts wives of Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III reciting 'Ncyeem Ingesh', songs of the nature spirits, praising the monarchy. [Vansina J., 1978: The Children of Woot, The university of Wisconsin Press]. Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III wears royal belts 'Nkap' and 'Mwaandaan'. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westing...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
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Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1967
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village (kyumo) is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows (mikeke) of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space (mulungu) between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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