Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Ceremonial Bwami society figure
Lega people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ivory
H: 12; W: 5; D: 3 cm
Gift of Lawrence Gussman, Scarsdale, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Accession number: B98.0060
 
 

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