University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-18-31
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Culture Area: Central Africa
Iconography:Human figure
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997


Copper wire attached to skin covered top surface and around lower part of figure around the neck and on the faces of the double heads. Wire strings held on by wooden pegs which extend through holes in the body. Metal nails ornament the front surface of figure. A metal, possibly copper, found throughout the piece used for ornamentation. A human figure with two heads is used for the arm of the guitar.

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