Kota (Ndumu or Obamba subgroup). <em>Reliquary Figure (Mbulu Ngulu)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, copper, accumulated/applied materials, 20 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (52.7 x 21.3 x 5.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.19. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.19_bw.jpg)

Reliquary Figure (Mbulu Ngulu)

Artist:Kota

Medium: Wood, copper alloy, copper, accumulated/applied materials

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Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 20 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (52.7 x 21.3 x 5.9 cm)

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Accession Number: 56.6.19

Image: 56.6.19_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ancestral figure, concave geometric face type, eyes and nose raised, crest above head, body diamond shaped; surfaces covered with hammered metal or metal strips. CONDITION: Good.

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