Sketch of the sea god Olokun based on a bronze figure holding
lizards in his hands. The figure depicts Olokun with mudfish legs and wearing a royal coral dress.
Sketch made by Rei Inamoto.
Olokun was the sea god of the Yoruba people, who live in Benin. His name means "owner of the sea." Olokun was believed to
live in a palace under the sea,
with many humans and fish attendants.