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Object Number:
29-94-131
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Clay
Iconography:
Man
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.
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929

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