University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF5174
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Height: 22cm
Width: 7.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1924
Other Number60 - Field No SF


Wooden, eyes inlaid with glass (inlay of both eyes missing). Top of head formerly covered with cap of resinous substance; similar concretion which formerly occupied front of body also removed - after which four nails have been driven into this area. Only upper arms represented, against sides; in depressions which mark off arms from trunk two holes have been bored. A hole also in region of genitalia and in middle of pedestal.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 97View Objects cited in this Publication

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