Ancestor Figure (Adu Zatua), Wood, Ono Niha people

Ancestor Figure (Adu Zatua)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra, North Sumatra
Culture:
Ono Niha people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Height 14-1/2 in.
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.66
Not on view
[M. Staegart, Brussels, Belgium, until 1977]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1977–1988

Feldman, J., ed. The Eloquent Dead: Ancestral Manifestations in the Art of Nias Island. Los Angeles: Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985, pp. 45-78.

Taylor, Paul Michael, and Lorraine Aragon. Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1991, Pg. 72-87.