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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Figure (Bulul)

19th century

Wood and shells

81 × 24 × 18 cm (31 7/8 × 9 7/16 × 7 1/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.393
Geography: 
Made in Luzon, Philippines
Culture: 
Ifugao
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: J. Greene, San Francisco

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