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Object Number:
29-12-236
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Bakota
Provenience:
Gabon
French Congo
Gabun
Section:
African
Materials:
Copper
Brass
Wood
Iconography:
Guardian Spirit
Description:
Funerary figure like 29-12-189. Wood covered with metal sheets. Lozenge truncated at both ends; median ridge extends only along upper two- thirds. Representaion of human face/reliquary guardian figure.
Height:
49cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Journal] Ryan, Kathleen. Museum Mosaic/Penn Museum Receives Planning Grant From national Endowment for the Humanities Vol.: 50. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48
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[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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