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The ancient city of Owo is a frontier Yoruba state in South Western Nigeria. It is precisely located in present day Ondo State. Owo is situated approximately midway between Ile-Ife and Benin...

Significant Features Of Owo Objects Owo people are known to be highly skilled in a wide range of craft production, which forms a strong basis for technological advancement and self-reliance.Regardless of this, Owo had its own peculiar art forms and style distinct from those of his neighbours, which includes the following: • Most of the Owo objects come in fragments and also in the fragility of terracotta.• Owo objects are more of rituals and sacrifices.The faces of Owo objects displays a very realistic expression of the daily life hustle and struggle, these can be seen on a terracotta human head of a bearded man with a frowning face, and also object representing a bare chest man.

The Cultural Affinity Between Owo, Ife And Benin Objects Owo traditional art like most other traditional cultures was influenced by other factors and civilization.For instance, Ife facial striations can be found on Owo objects, while an Owo terracotta head bearing Benin facial keloids was found among Igbo-Laja materials.

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