Date: 16th–17th century with later additions
Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo; Angola; Republic of the Congo
Culture: Kongo peoples; Kongo Kingdom
Medium: Figure of Christ: brass (solid cast); halo: copper alloy (solid cast); 3 end pieces: bronze (hollow cast); 1 end piece: brass (sheet); figure of Mary: copper alloy (solid cast); nails: copper and brass (forged), wood
Dimensions: H. 18 in. (45.7 cm), W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm), D. 3/4 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification: Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Ernst Anspach, 1999
Accession Number: 1999.295.8

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