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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Figure

19th century

Wood, metal staple and metal plugs

68 × 25 × 17 cm (26 3/4 × 9 13/16 × 6 11/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.155
Geography: 
Made in Luzon, Philippines
Culture: 
Ifugao
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: J. Greene, G. Hecksher, San Francisco.

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