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Object Number:
37-22-261
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sherbro
Provenience:
Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Yoni
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Description:
Wooden. Grotesque, with more realistic features than 37-22-262. The bridge of the club-shaped nose is depressed in relation to the forehead. The malar prominences hemispheres with an incised cross. The mouth is a long oval, showing the teeth, the opening colored bright red. A tuft of cow's hair represents a beard; another tuft proceeds from each nostril. For employment see 37-22-262.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition to Sierra Leone, 1936-1937; Henry Usher Hall
Other Number:
63   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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