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Statue

Object Number:
68-18-1
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Fang
Provenience:
Gabon
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Male
Description:
"1- Idol with loincloth, tooth for eye, (damaged). Native barkcloth loincloth"

Male figure, elongated torso, short bent legs (damaged by termites), arms bent, hands clasping club held upright in front of chest, long neck, chinless face, long thin nose, eyes are holes right one has tooth inserted in it. Horseshoe shaped hair-do from ear-to-ear over the head.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 20
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 80
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