Reliquary Guardian Figure


Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Gabon | French Congo | Gabun

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-12-236
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Bakota
Provenience Gabon | French Congo | Gabun
Section African
Materials Copper | Brass | Wood

Reliquary Guardian Figure 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 49 cm
Width 29 cm
Depth 9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

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