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Ancestor Figure: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2006-05-18

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
These small carved figures were personal objects of worship. They represent specific ancestors whose identity and rank are indicated by their coiffure, the objects they hold in their hands, and the intricate scarification patterns on their torso.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009