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Object Number:
AF1880
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Fang
Provenience:
Gabon
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Male Head
Description:
Reliquary head. Woodened sculptured head. used to guard ancestral spirits of skulls kept in cylindrical wooden boxes in shrines.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1541   -   Other Number
020   -   Cast Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 44
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