University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-104
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bobo
Provenience: Mali
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Male
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Wood colored black, except lips, face marks, and incised lines and bands representing cicatrization or ornaments on body and limbs. Holds gun at hanging arms length in front of body. Face marks: band of incisions across forehead, 2 oblique on front of face, 3 of long cat's-whisker type on side of face.


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