Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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male figure with prey
  • Liberia
  • male figure with prey, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • ivory, wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 27 x 8.5 cm includes base
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 5/8 x 3 3/8 in includes base
  • Gift of C. Susan Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3113

The man is standing in knee high leaves after a hunt. He has a bow strapped over his left shoulder, a dead antelope-like animal over his right shoulder, and a quiver strapped across his back. He wears an assortment of items dangling from his belt. He has a dog on his right side. The ivory figure is on a round black base.