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Kiloko of Busango, Luba people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood

Overall: 9 in. (22.86 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall

S.973.308

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Allvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 25, 2009-July 2010.

The Ritual Context of African Art, Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-September 1975.

African Art from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 30, 1975.

Recent Acquisitions, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-27, 1974.

Publication History

Alexander Bortolot, Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Hood Mueum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. p. 21, no. 15.

Provenance

Collected in the Congo, 1906; Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005), New York; given to present collection, 1973.

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