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Object Number:
37-22-267
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Wooden. The face is quadrangular, strongly prognathous, the eyes markedly oblique. Near the top of the coiffure are carved two horns [goat's or antelope's]; between them a bird with an aquiline beak perched on its nest [?]. Four "neck rings", the upper two interrupted in front by the lower part of the face.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
147   -   Field Number SF

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Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011 - Jan 2013)
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