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Childbirth Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 60 pictures in our Childbirth collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Bes, a dwarf deity with leonine features

Bes, a dwarf deity with leonine features. A domestic god, protector against snakes and various terrors including the powers of the unknown that might overwhelm the dreamer as nightmares. Also the god of roads and ways and a helper of women in childbirth. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 19th dynasty, c. 1295-1186 BC. Material Size: faience, h=9cms, w=4.4cms. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Schimmel Collection, New York . Location: 37.

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

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A standing figure with scarification design which was used in the Chibola cult

A standing figure with scarification design which was used in the Chibola cult. The devotees of the cult are women who have suffered several miscarriages, stillbirths or the death of a child after birth showing that an ancestor is trying in vain to be re-born into his lineage. Country of Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Africa. Culture: Luluwa. Date/Period: mid-19th century. Place of Origin: Kasai River region, Congo. Material Size: Wood / c.50 cms H. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Courtesy Entwistle Gallery, London. Location: 10.

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images

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A fine example of the figures with scarification design known as 'Mbulenga' (fortune

A fine example of the figures with scarification design known as 'Mbulenga' (fortune & beauty). Possibly it served the function of bringing luck in hunting & love & may have been connected with the Chibola Cult for women who have suffered miscarriages. Country of Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Africa. Culture: Luluwa. Date/Period: mid-19th century. Place of Origin: Kasai River region, Congo. Material Size: Wood / 51 cms H. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Courtesy Entwistle Gallery, London. Location: 10.

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images