Carving: Nomoli, Ancestor or Guardian Figure


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Artifact Identification Carving: Nomoli, Ancestor or Guardian Figure   (1971.13.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 17th - Early 20th century
Culture Mende

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 19.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.7 cm
Weight 1926 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 N/A
Description N/A

See 1971.113.0003 for general information on soapstone sculptures by JoAnn D'Alisera. Related WHM items: 1971.30.0007 1972.07.0008, 1983.05.0026A-B, 1990.10.0005.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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