Wood reliquary figure. Figures of this rtpe are attached to a bark box which contains the skulls and bones of clan ancestors. At the annual initiation ceremony into the ancestral cult they are removed and utilized as puppets above a palm thatch parition.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)