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Funerary Post

Accession Number
2014/2.72

Title
Funerary Post

Artist(s)
Mahafaly

Artist Nationality
Mahafaly

Object Creation Date
19th century - 20th century

Medium & Support
wood

Dimensions
56 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in x 8 in (143.51 cm x 19.69 cm x 20.32 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins

Physical Description
A wooden post of stacked geometric forms and a small seated figure on top, seated at a table.

Primary Object Classification
Ritual Object

Primary Object Type
post

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
funerals
representation (form of expression)
wood (plant material)

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All Rights Reserved

On display