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Reliquary Figure (Byeri)

early 20th century

Wood, bark, and metal

26 3/4 × 7 × 7 1/4 in. (67.95 × 17.78 × 18.42 cm)
Gift of James J. Ludwig, B.A. 1947
2011.22.10
Geography: 
Country Gabon
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Fang
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Mourtala Diop, unknown date–January 29, 1986
Gift of James J. Ludwig to Yale University Art Gallery, 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.