Owl by Laban Atokuku
This katsina doll was carved by Laban Atokuku.
This doll is a putsqatihu (flat doll) and only carved on one side.
He is 6 inches tall overall.
Mongwu is a Great-Horned Owl who appears singly with the mixed katsina group. Mongwu plays a significant role bringing the Whipper Katsinam to punish the clowns during the summer katsina day dances. The Mongwu plays the role of a sorcerer, jointly planning with the chief clown, in secrecy, the punishment attack of the clowns.