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Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu)

Reliquary guardian figure (<i>mbulu ngulu</i>)

Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu)

Wood, brass, copper

H: 58; W: 38; D: 5 cm

Gift of Renée and Chaim Gross, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

B83.0752

Arts/Africa
From the Israel Museum publications:

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

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

Exhibitions:

Highlights of the Collection: African and Oceanic Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 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