Kota Mahongue Figure


Product sku AFR331318A


Reliquary Mahongue/Mahongwe Kota guardian figure from East Gabon. This carved wood simple stylized human modern shape is covered with copper and brass sheet and wire as well as woven brass strips thought to provide longevity and power from the ancestor they were created for. These figures are used to protect bones of family ancestors and were placed on top of bag collection used in ceremonies .

Length 5 in
Depth 6 in
Height 23 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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