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Object Number:
AF1346
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bavili
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Metal
Glass
Iconography:
Male
Description:
Wooden. Dismantled "nail fetish". In two cases nails have been driven into the cavities for "medicine" after this was removed: cf. AF5174. See references on card AF5174. The figure has been whitened, with brown spots.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
442   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 75
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[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29, 42-43
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