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Object Number:
AF741
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baluba
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Cephalomorphic Mpungu (peg fetish); diamond shaped face-rounded chin, slitted oval shaped eyes, triangular shaped nose with two pointed nostrils; top end of head forms a triangular crest; hole through side of head (pieces of plant fiber are apparent); short neck; body of piece is cylindrical with a smooth surface; flat round base; hole in both the center of the crest and base.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
126   -   Field No SF

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