University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-236
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
French Congo
Gabun
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Brass
Wood
Height: 49cm
Width: 29cm
Depth: 9cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Journal] Ryan, Kathleen. Museum Mosaic/Penn Museum Receives Planning Grant From national Endowment for the Humanities Vol.: 50. : Page/Fig./Plate: 48View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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