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  • Eternal Ancestors: The Art of the Central African Reliquary. Edited by Alisa LaGamma. New York, 2007. [O6 E84]
    • Catalog no. 45 (1979.206.229, p. 200-202) and no. 23 (1978.412.441, p. 162-163)
  • Fernandez, James W. Bwiti: An Ethnography of the Religious Imagination in Africa. Princeton, 1982. [O6CF F36b]
    • Pp. 243-270.
  • Fernandez, James W. “The Exposition and Imposition or order: Artistic Expression in Fang Culture” The Traditional Artist in African Societies, edited by Warren L. d'Azevedo. Bloomington, 1989, c1973. O3A T76]
    • Pp. 194-220.
  • Fernandez, James W., and Renate Fernandez. “Fang Reliquary Art: Its Quantities and Qualities,” Cahiers d’études africaines, Vol. 15, no. 60 (1975), pp. 723-746. [A C1325 v. 15 or Online]
  • Goldwater, Robert. The Great Bieri. New York, 1962. [O6CF N55]
    • An appreciation of the Reliquary Head (1979.206.229)
  • Kaehr, Roland, and Louis Perrois with Marc Ghysels. "A Masterwork that Sheds Tears— and Light: A Complementary Study of a Fang Ancestral Head." African Arts, Vol. 40, no. 4 (Winter 2007), pp. 44-57. [A A2583 v. 40 or Online]
    • A study of the reliquary head in the collection of the Musée d'ethnographie de Neuchâtel (Switzerland)
  • LaGamma, Alisa. "Eternal Ancestors: Art of the Central African Reliquary" //Tribal Art, no. 46 (autumn 2007), p. 72-83. (A W97 no. 46)
    • A synopsis of the exhibition and catalog (see above).
  • McKesson III, John A. Evolution of Fang Reliquary Sculpture. M.A. Thesis, Columbia University, 1982. p. 5-23. [O6CF M15]


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