University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-12-227
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Brass
Wood
Height: 48.7 cm
Width: 22 cm
Depth: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Reliquary Guardian Figure like 29-12-189. Lozenge scored with oblique lines on each side of median ridge 21.7 cm.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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