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Power Figure (Nkisi nkondi)
Power Figure (Nkisi nkondi)

Power Figure (Nkisi nkondi)

» Yombe artist and ritual specialist, Democratic Republic of Congo
Artist / Origin Yombe artist and ritual specialist, Democratic Republic of Congo
Region: Africa
Date 18th–19th century
Material Wood, metal, nails, mirrors, cloth, cordage, beads, and cowrie shells
Medium: Other
Dimensions H: 45 in. (114.30 cm.), W: 18 in. (45.70 cm.), D: 15 in. (38.00 cm.)
Location Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Credit Courtesy of the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Gift of the Wellcome Trust