Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Ancestral Figure (singiti)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Hemba people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood
H: 64; W: 20; D: 24 cm
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kuhn, Los Angeles, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B84.0175
 
 

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