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.

Publication Type: Monograph

Publication Category: University Press

Language: German

ISBN: 978-3-941875-03-6 (Print)

URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:7-isbn-978-3-941875-03-6-6