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unknown Songye
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Nkisi (Power Figure)

19th century - 20th century
Carved and painted wood, metal, glass, and textile

10 3/4 in. x 3 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (27.3 cm x 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm)
Gift of Mace Neufeld and Helen Katz Neufeld, Class of 1953

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.3.122
Other Number(s): 103 (234) (Neufeld Collection Number)
234 (Sotheby's Lot 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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