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Object Number:
AF532B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Plant Fiber
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Semicircular wooden container with lid; carving on lid is of three large interlacing links with crosshatch pattern incised in the background; braided diamond formation carved around the rim, crosshatch within each diamond; protruding knob with a flat top in the center; directly above knob is a large hole; lid has interior rim that fits securely into box.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff

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