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Object Number:
30-13-1.1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ovimbundu
Provenience:
Angola
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Technique:
Basketry
Description:
Medicine Man's divining tray containing 40 objects associated with his craft. Tray is of a dark wicker work woven in a regular pattern. Of the contents ".5 " and ".7" are the most important pieces in the outfit; .5 , indicates innocence; .7 , indicates guilt. a - basket
Height:
6.3cm
Outside Diamater:
21.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. T. W. Woodside
Other Number:
30-13-1A   -   Original Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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