University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 68-18-67.1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Fang
Provenience: Gabon
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Nuts
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr, 1968
Other Number68-18-67A - Original Number

Description

Box of small carved pieces, purpose and origin unknown. Carved from sections of hard rinds of fruit from a tree called abam. On convex surface are carved geometric designs or representations.


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