368 pp.; 233 illus., 160 in colour, 45 b/w text illus., 6 essays, 5 maps, index, biblio.. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, 2007. Pbk
book nr. 11076 € 35,00
All the sculptural works examined here were created to portray ancestors as vital
intermediaries. Through a range of different visual vocabularies and
materials, this is evident in the dynamic depictions of the human form conceived
to enhance, venerate, and amplify the power of sacred relics.