SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is free and open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday. Masks and COVID-19 vaccination (including booster, if eligible) are required.Review our Visitor Policies

Loan Object

Ancestor Figure (Bulul)

19th century

Wood

16 5/16 × 4 5/16 × 4 15/16 in. (41.5 × 11 × 12.5 cm)
base: 3/16 × 5 1/2 × 5 1/8 in. (0.4 × 14 × 13 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.591
Geography: 
Made in Luzon, Philippines
Culture: 
Ifugao
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: 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.