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.
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 25
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 138-139
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A10
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1
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