Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Ancestor figure (ekpu)
18th–19th century
Ibibio people, Oron subgroup, Nigeria
Wood
H: 76; W: 13; D: 15 cm
Gift of Faith-dorian and Martin Wright, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Abraham Janoff
Accession number: B84.0900
 
 

Publications:
Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir