The Myth

@article{Seger2005TheM,
  title={The Myth},
  author={Donna Seger},
  journal={Toxicological Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={155-156}
}
  • D. Seger
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Toxicological Reviews
representations of elephants appear throughout this tusk. A few curved lines make its eyes, and many straight lines emanate from a long curving central line to create its powerful trunk. Elephant images such as this one are still identified today as the Iyase n'Ode, the oba's magical and dangerous opponent. By recalling Ezomo Ehuena's victory over the terrible elephant-chief, the tusk asserts and reinforces the power of the present ezomo as well. It also reminds viewers that the right to… 
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