University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-12-264
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Brass
Wood
Height: 47 cm
Width: 27.8 cm
Depth: 9.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number:62955 - Other Number

Description

Reliquary Guardian Figure, like 29-12-189, but with dome-like overhanging forhead, and back device consisting of large triangle with corrugated surface.


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