"His own hut, or obi"

An obi is the hut in which the Igbo lived.  It was usually made using bamboo, vines, and mud.  In the Igbo household the husband usually has his own hut, his multiple wives are also given their own huts but live in the same compound. 

Exhibit in the Humid Biome
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