Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Female reliquary guardian figure (byeri)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Fang people, Gabon
Wood and brass tacks
H: 51; W: 16; D: 16 cm
Gift of Lawrence Gussman, Scarsdale, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Accession number: B98.0055

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir