Ngbaka. <em>Figure of Standing Female</em>, 19th–early 20th century. Wood, iron, 6 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.474. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.474_front_PS5.jpg)

Figure of Standing Female


Medium: Wood, iron

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th–early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.474

Image: CUR.22.474_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Female figure standing with legs apart, each terminating in triangular-shaped blocks. Iron necklace around base of neck. Lower torso covered with small circular indentations. Incised geometric lines criss-cross on back of blocky head. Eye sockets are recessed. CONDITION: Chipped.

Brooklyn Museum