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Object Number:
AF535B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Semicircular wooden container with lid; carving on lid is made up of four vertical segments (two on both far sides are thin and slightly bent); next to segements are a series of interlacing zigzag lines; set of carved antelopes horns protrude from the center; a hole is carved between the tips of the two horns; lid has an interior rim which fits securley into body of the box. Semi-lunar shape.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
586   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23
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