University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF518A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number607 - Other Number

Description

Crescent shaped, carved wooden box with lid; body of box is incised with a series of rectangles, each containing carved small diamond, then larger diamonds, etc...around box; hole found in rear bottom center of box; a piece of twisted fiber was found in box.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 254/Fig. 15-16View Objects cited in this Publication

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