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Eternal Ancestors: The Art of the Central African Reliquary
LaGamma, Alisa, ed., with contributions by Barbara Boehm, Elias K. Bongmba, Kairn Klieman, Alisa LaGamma, Denise Patry Leidy, and Louis Perrois (2007)
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American Association of Museums Award for Outstanding Exhibition Catalogue, Honorable Mention (2007)
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Director's Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Alisa LaGamma

Lenders to the Exhibition

Map: Cultural Regions Represented by Works in the Catalogue

Eternal Ancestors: The Art of the Central African Reliquary
Alisa LaGamma

Of Ancestors and Earth Spirits: New Approaches for Interpreting Central African Politics, Religion, and Art
Kairn Klieman

The Western Historiography of African Reliquary Sculpture
Louis Perrois

Ancestor Veneration in Central Africa
Elias K. Bongmba

"To learned people this may seem to be full of superstition": Reliquary Sculpture in the Medieval Christian Tradition
Barbara Boehm

The Body Eternal: The Aesthetics of Equatorial African Reliquary Sculpture
Alisa LaGamma


Central African Reliquaries
Alisa LaGamma

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