Ba Bird Figurine



Painted wood figure of a Ba-bird (a human-headed bird) that was once fixed to some larger object. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 24748: Carved wood bust portion of priest 5 1/2 " long. Carved and painted Ba figure 4 3/4" high; Purchased at Sotheby's, London (Mrs. Berens Sale) 31 July 1923. Lot 75.