University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-132
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Clay
Iconography:Man
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Black clay (do not wash). Face polished; otherwise textile surface. Probably represents pygmy. Head shaved. Pierced eyeballs and nostrils. No clothing indicated. Oval base. Carries wooden bow (no string); originally probably also carried arrow.


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