Carving: Nomoli, Ancestor or Guardian Figure

1972.07.0007

Photo of Carving: Nomoli, Ancestor or Guardian Figure

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Carving: Nomoli, Ancestor or Guardian Figure   (1972.07.0007)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Sierra Leone
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Kissi?
Location On Exhibitin the Central Core exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 12.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.5 cm
Weight 597 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Steatite?
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (7.5 YR 4/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

See old label for information.

Description N/A
Comparanda

See 1971.13.0003.

Bibliography

Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman and Carole Thomas
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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