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Ancestor Figure (Yene)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Leti Islands, Maluku Tenggara
Culture:
Leti Islands
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 x W. 3 1/4 x D. 4 in. (32.4 x 8.3 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.453.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
[Ben Tursch, Brussels, Belgium, until 1978]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1978–1987

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, 146, 247-9.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 96–99.



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