Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: Kongo peoples
Medium: Wood, pigment, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine
Dimensions: H. 23 1/8 x D. 10 1/4 x W. 10 in. (58.8 x 26 x 25.4 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.127

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