Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

Date: 19th–20th century
Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: Songye peoples
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Dimensions: H. 39 in. (91.9 cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Mrs. Charles Engelhard and Mary R. Morgan Gifts and Rogers Fund, 1978
Accession Number: 1978.409

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