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Nail and Blade Oath-taking Image (Nkisi Nkondo)
Nail and Blade Oath-taking Image (Nkisi Nkondo)
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Cloth, Nails, Mirrors?, Clay, Hide, And Shells
Dimensions:
31 1/2 (80 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Kongo
Accession Number:
1989.29
Acquisition Date:
1989-10-05
Credit Line:

Gift of Erle and Clyta Loran

coated with large texture areas of clay, large nails and metal in body

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