Memorial Figure of a Lineage Head

Hemba-Niembo people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood

Overall: 19 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 6 5/16 in. (50.5 x 16.5 x 16 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

998.13.30366

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Resonances of Power, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1998-February 28, 1999.

Provenance

Sotheby's, Sale 7129, lot 225, May 6, 1998, New York; sold to present collection, 1998.

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