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jul 23, 1800 BC - Reliquary figure (byeri)

Description:

wood
Fang peoples (southern Cameroon)

Reliquary - container for relics

This byeri serves as a talisman to ward off evil and bring good luck

Most likely contained the bones of important community members or ancestors along with other objects and medicine.

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Gauri Dhruva

Date:

jul 23, 1800 BC
Now
~ 3821 years ago

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