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jan 1, 1850 - Reliquary figure (byeri)

Description:

Made out of wood by the Fang peoples of southern Cameroon. A container that was made to hold the bones and ashes of a person. They hold relics of people that died. Reliquary- container for relics. They were not buried and instead stored for the elders in the community to watch. They were made for someone who was a great man, they most likely had high status and lived a good life.

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Date:

jan 1, 1850
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~ 168 years ago

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