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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Figure (Bulul)

15th–16th century

Wood with shell, rattan and iron nails

49 × 13.5 × 4.5 cm (19 5/16 × 5 5/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
base: 8.3 × 16.8 × 18.5 cm (3 1/4 × 6 5/8 × 7 5/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.153
Geography: 
Made in Luzon, Philippines
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Ifugao
Period: 
15th–16th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

SELLER: ; EX-COLLECTION: F. and D. Rabier, Brussels; B. Frank, New York

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.