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Figure of a man 2002-03

Wood, brass, stone | 71.5 x 31.0 cm (whole object) | RCIN 95573

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A wooden sculpture of a stylised man.
This is a modern interpretation of two types of reliquary guardian figures from Gabon; on the left the Kota-Obama people's mbulu-ngulu (image of the spirit of the dead), and on the right a Mahongwe reliquary guardian.