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Object Number:
97-18-30
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Kongo
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Metal
Nails
Cloth
Plant Matter
Pigment
Description:
Janus fetish figure. Carved wood, with triangular and long nails inserted around figure. Medicine pouches and a mirror inserted in stomach area. Surface is very encrusted and crudely carved.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II

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