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Object Number:
29-94-135
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Clay
Iconography:
Human
Description:
Black clay (do not wash). Hollow. Flesh represented by polished surface, clothing has textile surface. Represents a woman with elaborate coiffure, pierced eyeballs and nostrils. Body is cylindrical with the arms inside sarong-like garment. No legs.
Height:
20cm
Width:
11cm
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

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