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Object Number:
29-94-134
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Clay
Iconography:
Man
Description:
Black clay (do not wash). Face and outer clothing polished; otherwise, textile surface. May represent missionary. Head shaved, with fillet tied on; pierced eyeballs and nostrils; large cylindrical ear pendants; wears long cloak with small cape over narrow skirt(?). Carries wooden staff in right hand; left hand not shown. Smaller wooden staff through bottom of right side of cloak (does this really belong to the figure, or is it the arrow for 29-94-132?).
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

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