Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner

Female shrine figure
Late 19th - early 20th century
Dogon people, Mali
Wood, iron bells, wire, encrusted patina
H: 39; W: 10; D: 10 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Schindler, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0769

Shafir, Dorit, Hidden Power in African Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014

Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Modern Art, 21/05/2014 - 17/01/2015

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