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Object Number:
AF517A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Crescent shaped, carved wooden box with lid; the exterior of the body of the box is ornamented with carvings of geometric forms such as X's, diamonds and lines; on bottome of box there are two faint lines that run parallel around the bottom, in the center is a faint carving of two rectanglar shapes, one incised horizontally and the second one inset vertically; a hole is found in the center bottom of the the box.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
576   -   Other Number

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