"Konso statues" Konso Things to Do Tip by sachara
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The most famous in the Konso area are the wagas. In the recent past a lot of wagas are stolen. Now an inventory of the statues is made and they are declared Heritage Site.
When a Konso warrior die, they are honoured with the erection of carved wooden sculptures, the waga. At the sides of the warrior-statue you will find not only the statues of his wives, but also the killed enemies and animals are placed in the row as smaller statues.
Directions: Konso lies 110 KM south of Arba Minch