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Fetish

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Object Number:
AF677
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bayaka
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Cephlomorphic wooden peg fetish; flattened oblong face with small oval eyes, triangular nose, and small oval mouth; long vertical crest protrudes from top of head; piece of twisted plant fiber is tied around the neck; body of piece is cylindrical, tapering towards the base; smooth surface; flat base
Anthromorphic. Probably used as doll.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
196   -   Other Number

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