Kakongo artist. <em>Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)</em>, 19th century, with 20th century restoration. Wood, iron, glass, resin, kaolin, pigment, plant fiber, cloth, 33 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 11 in. (86 x 34.9 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1421. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 22.1421_overall_PS9.jpg)

Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)

Artist:Kakongo

Medium: Wood, iron, glass, resin, kaolin, pigment, plant fiber, cloth

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century, with 20th century restoration

Dimensions: 33 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 11 in. (86 x 34.9 x 27.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 22.1421

Image: 22.1421_overall_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Image of a man, stuck with nails and knives. Mirror in navel. Free carved feet standing on a block. Hands at hips. Stained white in most parts. Four flat pronged high headdress. Open mouth with teeth and tongue showing. Bracelets around biceps. Condition: Good

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