University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1373
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number418 - Other Number

Description

Four pronged wooden comb. Teeth are 14cm in length and the ends are pointed. Two center teeth are touching. Handle is rounded at top with straight sides. Incised geometric design on both front and back of handle.


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