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Das Erbe der "Helden" - Grabkult der Konso und kulturverwandten Ethnien in Süd-Äthiopien (2009)

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Abstract

The publication focusses on the "waakaa", antropomorphic wooden sculptures of the Konso in Ethiopia. The study highlights the social functions and meanings of the sculptures. Besides a detailed description it also includes information on their production, the corresponding rituals and the way the statues are erected.

Keywords

ethnology, burial rites, South Ethiopia

Languages

German

Publisher

Universitätsverlag Göttingen

ISBN

9783941875036

DOI

10.17875/gup2009-419

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