In shape of cone with oval base. Beaded all over with tiny glass beads. Colors: Dark blue, bright blue, translucent yellow, red, aqua, pink, white, clear. Several strings of beads of varying length hang from the bottom. On front and back there are two vertically arranged faces (4 altogether). Features protrude from round, flat background. Rather abstract. Round bulging eyes. Rectangular block directly above them for brows. Nose is triangular block perpendicular to and attached to brows. Sides between faces decorated with geometric designs. Condition is good.
Purchased from the Olsen Foundation, 1972
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 6
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