Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Africa
RulersChiefs
Ancestor figuresFemale
Ancestor figuresMale
PORTRAITS
Ancestor figures
Female
Male
Further details
Ancestral Figure. Concentric patterns across body alluding to scarification. Large conch shell carved on back. Armed with receptacle for magical substances.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lulua (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
DATE
early 19th century - mid 19th century
LOCATION
Detroit, Institute of Arts
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David W. Penney et al., African Masterworks in the Detroit Institute of Arts, Washington D.C. 1995
Contact
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