Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Ancestor spirit power figure (biteki)
Late 19th – early 20th century
Suku people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
H: 49.5 cm
Gift of Lawrence Gussman, Scarsdale, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in honor of James Shasha
Accession number: B97.0011

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