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by Francis Akhalbey, at 01:36 pm, February 14, 2018, Culture, History

Four African ethnic groups that still hold fertility dolls in high regard

African women carrying fertility dolls

Fertility dolls are very common among some tribes in Africa. Traditionally and culturally, they serve as objects for good omen particularly in conceiving among women. These dolls uniquely vary according to the tribe they are coming from and the purposes they serve. They are also made and sold commercially as works of art.

Here are a few African fertility dolls and the significance they hold among these four tribes.

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