<em>Ancestral Figure (Korwar)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 8 3/4 x 6 x 5 1/4 in.  (22.2 x 15.2 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 62.18.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 62.18.2_SL1.jpg)

Ancestral Figure (Korwar)

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 6 x 5 1/4 in. (22.2 x 15.2 x 13.3 cm)


Accession Number: 62.18.2

Image: 62.18.2_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Korwar (mortuary figure). Carving is that of two figures, male and female, holding a stylized snake, each figure with one arm on a snake and the other arm on the free arm of the other figure. Male figure wears a tiny cap on top of his head. Condition: completely worm eaten around lower section. Top is in good condition.

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