Small Ancestor Figure of a Chief 10890

Konso People, Ethiopia

Wood, pigment, bone

Mid 20th Century or earlier

17.5 in/ 44.5 cm

 

An exceptionally well sculpted memorial figure showing an ornament on the forehead indicating chiefly warrior status. This sculpture is an unusually small size for a Konso figure and may represent a high cast youth. 

 

Price on request

 

 

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Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Ethiopia
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Ethiopia
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Ethiopia
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Ethiopia