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


The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College


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.


African, Lobi peoples, Burkina Faso

Date Made

probably 20th century

Medium and Materials


Place Made

Burkina Faso


18 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Robert Schreter

Object number


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