Kota Mahongwe Reliquary Figure

$8,800.00

Product sku AFR331KD023

Description

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 reversed bones of family ancestors that stood on top off as well as used in various ceremonies.

Dimensions
Length 5 in
Depth 4 in
Height 22 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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