Ancestral Post (Ana Deo)

19th century

Indo-Pacific Art

On view, 3rd floor, Indo-Pacific Art

The post was placed as a guardian figure next to the house of someone who had erected an ancestral shrine at the village center.




59 7/16 × 6 11/16 × 6 5/16 in. (151 × 17 × 16 cm)
base: 18 × 10 × 10 in. (45.7 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm)

Credit Line

Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971

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Object/Work type

figures (representations), sculptures

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