Round wooden stick; human head with very fine features beautifully carved. Headdress (or hair?) extends in a point out the back. The body just below the head is carved into 5 triangles on three of which human faces are represented.
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
|265 || - || Field No SF|
|22570 || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 25
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 138-139
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1
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