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Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Songye peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal studs, horn, snakeskin, string
Dimensions:
H. 19 1/4 x W. D. 4 x 4 3/4 in. (49 x 10.2 x 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.649
Not on view
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1972; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1972–1978

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