University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-12-189
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Brass
Wood
Height: 34 cm
Width: 21.5 cm
Depth: 7.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Reliquary Guardian Figure. Wood, copper and brass covered. The back (without metal covering) bears losenge in relief with vertical median ridge. Ref: Seven Metals of Africa, Margaret Plass University Museum, 1959


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition

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