Figure of the reliquary Bwete or Bwitti (Gabon)
Figure of the reliquary Bwete or Bwitti (Gabon). The Mahongwe practice an ancestor cult (bwiti or bwete) that was at the center of a system of beliefs and rites and ancestor worship formed the core of the family group's religious and social life. African art. Mixted Technic. Private Collection. Proc: GABON.
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COLIGNY, Gaspar II de Chatillon, count of (1519-1572)
COLIGNY, Gaspar II de Chatillon, count of (1519-1572). French statesman and military man. The Three Coligny Brothers: Odet (1517-71) Cardinal of Chatillon, Gaspard II (1519-72) Leader of French Protestants and Admiral of France, and Francois, Lord of Andelot, who won fame at the Battles of Dreux and Jarnac. Drawing. FRANCE. ΌE-DE-FRANCE. Paris. National Library.
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Artus de Lionne. French Missionary
LIONNE, Artus de (1655-1713). Bishop of Rosalia and missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society in Siam and China. 1847 French original work. Spanish translation published in Barcelona. General history of the missions from the thirteenth century to the present day. 1863. HENRION, Mathieu-Richard-Auguste, Baron of (1805 - 1862). Etching. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Barcelona University Library.
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