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Object Number:
AF612
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Basonge
Baluba
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Man
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
52   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 124
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