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

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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