University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF517B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number576 - Other Number

Description

Crescent shaped, carved wooden box with lid; lid is decorated with carvings of tiny rasied diamonds and raised zigzag lines; in the center are a set of raised antelope horns (Bambi); rim is decorated with a row of X's; a hole is found in the back center of the lid.


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