Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Power figure (biteki)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Yaka people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, organic materials, mirror
H: 36; W: 8; D: 10 cm
Gift of Cherie and Edwin Silver, Los Angeles, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0772
 
 

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