Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Man’s protective amulet
19th century
Bahuana people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Elephant ivory
H: 9; W: 5 cm
Gift of the Faith-dorian and Martin Wright family, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B04.0496

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