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Object Number:
37-22-266
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Wooden. The malar prominences are represented by a strongly marked ridge interrupted by the nose. The chin is well-marked. The coiffure terminates above in a three-fold sagittal crest. Four "neck-rings" interrupted in front by the lower part of the face [cf. 37-22-268]. Damaged right occiputal area.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
292   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 42
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[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A7
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