University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-18-28
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Basonge
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Woman
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Kifwebe. Female mask. Traces of red and white pigment. Typical concentris circular lines in geometric pattern. A triangular nose and rectangular shaped protruding mouth. Wide eye slits. X shape within the mouth of the mask.


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