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Elephant Sculpture - 01-1

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This African art form is known as Shona sculpture because it is carved by the Shona of Zimbabwe.  In Shona folklore, the elephant or 'Nzou' symbolizes patience and long life.  Elephants are esteemed by the Shona for their great devotion, loyalty and dedication for one another - all  fundamental values in the Shona culture.  Family bonds, respect for each other, support, and love are central to the Shona beliefs and the elephant, symbolizes this to them. 
Medium:  Serpentine Stone
Height:  5 3/4 inches
Weight: 2 1/4 lbs

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