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Shrine Figure (Ikenga)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Igbo peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 19 1/16 x W. 4 x D. 4 7/16 in. (48.5 x 10.2 x 11.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, John R. H. Blum Gift, 1971
Accession Number:
1978.412.628
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Everett Rassiga, New York, until 1971]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1979–1978

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