Tag: Eternal Ancestor The Art of the Central African Reliquary

kota“shamaye” possibly „sango“ or “sangu”, reliquary figure

A rare “Mbumba Bwiti” reliquary ensemble containing a Kota „Sango“ or „Sangu“ or „Shamaye“ Sculptural element (gardien de reliquaire) from central gabon

Tête Fang „Nzaman“ Betsi-Byeri, reliquary head

Sculptural element from a reliquary ensemble – head („NLO BYERI”), Tête Fang „Nzaman“ Betsi Byeri, Tête Fang D’ancêtre, Fang Head (gabon), Têtes de reliquaire, Fang „Nzaman Betsi“ reliquary head

Tête Fang Betsi, Byeri, reliquary head

Sculptural element from a reliquary ensemble – head („NLO BYERI”), Tête Fang Betsi, Byeri

Tête Fang „Mvaï“ Byeri, reliquary head

Sculptural element from a reliquary ensemble – head („NLO BYERI”), Tête Fang „Mvaï“ – TÊTE D’ANCÊTRE or têtes de reliquaire (angokh-nlo-byeri)

Fang Betsi „Ntumu“ reliquary head

Sculptural element from a reliquary ensemble – head („NLO BYERI”) FANG „Ntumu“

Kota Shamaye or „Kota Sango“, reliquary figure #3

A iconic figure de reliquaire from central gabon