Perceptions: of deities Posted on Monday, Jun 30, 2008 2:53AMFriday, December 8, 2017 by Sughra RazaSusanne Wenger. God of Small Pox. Clay sculpture, The Sacred Forest. Oshogbo, Nigeria (photograph by Sughra Raza, June 22, 2008).More on this highly revered Yuroban River Goddess here and here. Wole Soyinka on Wenger here.