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Reliquary Guardian Figure

Object Number:29-12-240
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bakota
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Brass
Wood
Height: 33.5 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 5.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Reliquary Guardian Figure. Lozenge (short at upper and) crossed by vertical ridge pierced at three points and thick towards bottom,

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 82-84, fig. 30aView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 21 Nov 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.. pg. 1-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: A13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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