Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Tomb figure in prayer position (ntadi)
16th–19th century
Kongo people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Stone
H: 34; W: 16; D: 18 cm
Gift of Lawrence Gussman, Scarsdale, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in honor of Sarita Gantz
Accession number: B97.0018
 
 

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