A carved wood and mixed media totem 700 x 150 mm by Robyn Gordon, who works from her home in KwaZulu-Natal.
Abuk is the first woman in the myths of the Dinka people of South Sudan and Ethiopia. She is the only well-known female deity of the Dinka. She is also the patron goddess of women as well as gardens. Her emblem or symbols are, a small snake, the moon and sheep. She is the mother of the god of rain and fertility.