Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner

Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Kota people, Gabon
Wood, brass, copper
H: 58; W: 38; D: 5 cm
Gift of Renée and Chaim Gross, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B83.0752

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English
Shafir, Dorit, Hidden Power in African Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014

Highlights of the Collection: African and Oceanic Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Modern Art, 21/05/2014 - 17/01/2015

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