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Carrying Stick

Object Number:
29-59-169
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Hanha
Ambundu
Provenience:
Angola
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Round wooden stick surmounted by a human head with elaborately carved close-fitting cap headdress. On the top of the head is seated a child wearing a similar headdress; its legs extend almost to the forehead of the large head; its hands (the arms now partly missing) rest on its legs.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Other Number:
77   -   Field No SF
19627   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 138-139
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[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A10
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[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1
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