Community Protective Figure (Power Figure) (minkishi or nkisi or nkishi)
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Congolese Artist (Zairean)
20th century CE
Wood, brass, copper nails, reptile skin, cowrie shells animal horn, leather, and horn, 24 x 7 1/2 x 7 in.
Gift of Theodore E. Bratrud, Jr., 1982.26.2