Female Ancestor Figure; African, Lobi peoples, Burkina Faso; probably 20th centu...

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The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College

Name/Title

Female Ancestor Figure

About this object

Wooden female Ancestor Figure from the Lobi peoples in Burkina Faso, Africa. The figure has a large triangular nose, a long torso with hands places at the sides, and slightly bent knees.

Maker

African, Lobi peoples, Burkina Faso

Date Made

probably 20th century

Medium and Materials

wood

Place Made

Burkina Faso

Measurements

18 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Robert Schreter

Object number

5014

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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