University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF612
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number52 - Field No SF


Standing, wooden anthropomorphic male figure; defined jawline; prominent brow; oval shaped eyes with horizontal slit across the center; hour glass shape nose with defined nostrils; closed protruding mouth; hole through ears on side of head; hairline begins towards the center of the crown, large round opening in center of head ( Di 1.3cm); long cylindrical neck; prominent shoulder, blades, chest , and backside; arms bent at elbow with hand on stomach area, circular opening in the center; feet in standing position; round base; object is dark brown in color.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 124View Objects cited in this Publication

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