Unidentified Ngala maker
late 19th-early 20th century
Iron, metal, brass tacks, and wood
Overall: 26 in. (66 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H
Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa
Not on view
ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012
COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015
THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015
PSYC 7.03, Why People Believe in Weird Things: Credulity, Science and Pseudoscience in the Study of Human Behavior, John Pfister, Winter 2019
The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.
Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 41
Collected by Robert L. (born LeRoy Robert) Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's Believe It or Not Collection); given to present collection, 1940.
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