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unknown Songye
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Nkisi (Power Figure)

19th century - 20th century
Carved and incised gourd with leopard fur

5 in. (12.7 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.32
144 (Neufeld Collection Number)
Geography:
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Classification:
Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Songye, Congolese, Central African, African
Collection: Neufeld Collection

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