Kota Mahongwe Reliquary Figure


Product sku AFR331KD023


Original Kota Mahongwe Gabon Reliquary figure from Democratic Republic of Congo. This carved wood simple stylized human body shape was covered with copper and brass sheets as well as woven brass strips thought to have longevity and power. From the ancestor they were created for. These figures protected bones of family ancestors that stood on top off as well as used in various ceremonies.

Length 5 in
Depth 4 in
Height 22 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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