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Lumbo peoples, Gabon
Amulet
Wood
H. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Raymond and Laura Wielgus Collection
Indiana University Art Museum, 87.24.5

Among the Lumbo, small figures, usually female, were carved as amulets to protect their owners from sorcery.