Kongo (Boma subgroup). <em>Grave Marker (Tumba)</em>, 19th century. Steatite, pigment, 23 x 6 x 6 in. (58.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1203. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1203_edited_version_SL1.jpg)

Grave Marker (Tumba)


Medium: Steatite, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 23 x 6 x 6 in. (58.4 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1203

Image: 22.1203_edited_version_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Male figure sitting cross-legged on rectangular base. Right hand rests on left knee; left hand holds short thick pipe to mouth. Head turns to left. Eyes black in color. Wears cap with leopard teeth, beaded bracelets, and a necklace. Condition is good.

Brooklyn Museum