Small ivory statue of a female ancestral figure, t

1871-1925 in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Small ivory statue of a female ancestral figure, tip of animal tusk carved into form of a head, Baluba (?) Urua, Congolese, 1871-1925


Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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statues religion (tribal), representation, religion (tribal), representation, statues
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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