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Object Number:
AF3657
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Boki
Provenience:
Nigeria
Cross River
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Iconography:
Cicatrisation
Description:
Wooden figurine painted white except for hair. Two raised discs on forehead and each temple, which are black, together with the eyes. Neck carved with rings, red yellow and black. Crouching posture, arms bent. Hole in the top of head, two holes for insertion of nipples (missing).
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
27581   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 74-75
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