Oracle Figure

Pende people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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first half of the 20th century

Wood, feathers, raffia, brass bell, Camwood powder, and Tukula

Overall: 14 x 8 x 4 in. (35.56 x 20.32 x 10.16 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund, the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund, and the William B. and Evelyn F. Jaffe (58, 60, & 63) Fund

996.31.30328

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.

Provenance

Affrica, Washington, DC; sold to present collection, 1996.

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