Bieri

Sculpted human figures or heads attached to the reliquaries of deceased Fang elders, which function as a symbolic evocation of the ancestor as well as a guardian of the relics.

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Go Historic ID
29716
Names
bieri Spanish
byeri
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nlo byeri
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300262978. The J. Paul Getty Trust.