Old African Currency – CHAMBA – Nigeria

Old African Currency – CHAMBA – Nigeria

129,95

Iron, grams 240,0. Cm 18,7 wide x cm. 33,0 high.

This strange currency consists of an iron bar on which hooked appendages are inserted.

It comes from the Chamba ethnic groups living in the Nigerian region crossed by the Taraba River.

The Chamba people have their own particular religious beliefs known as the Chamba religion.

The traditional religion of the Chamba is premised on a creator solar God (Su) and ancestor spirits who live with this creator. The sun god does not interact with living beings, but the ancestor spirits do. The dead (wurumbu) are believed to continue living, but they live below the ground, follow the same style and sophistication as humans, but they are believed to be wiser and with supernatural power. Special people among the Chamba are believed to be able to interact with these ancestral spirits and they are revered by the Chamba people.

Cost21

Iron, grams 240,0. Cm 18,7 wide x cm. 33,0 high.

This strange currency consists of an iron bar on which hooked appendages are inserted.

It comes from the Chamba ethnic groups living in the Nigerian region crossed by the Taraba River.

The Chamba people have their own particular religious beliefs known as the Chamba religion.

The traditional religion of the Chamba is premised on a creator solar God (Su) and ancestor spirits who live with this creator. The sun god does not interact with living beings, but the ancestor spirits do. The dead (wurumbu) are believed to continue living, but they live below the ground, follow the same style and sophistication as humans, but they are believed to be wiser and with supernatural power. Special people among the Chamba are believed to be able to interact with these ancestral spirits and they are revered by the Chamba people.

Cost21

 

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Weight 400 g