University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-131
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Clay
Iconography:Man
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Black clay (do not wash). Face polished; otherwise textile surface. Probably represents pygmy. Hair parted terminating in clud at nape; pierced eyes filled with red sealing wax; wears long shirt. Oval base. Carries skin shield of East African type in left hand and wooden spear in right. Not incised.


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