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Box Lid

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Object Number:
AF534B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Semicircular wooden container with lid; carving on lid is of tiny raised diamonds on upper portion, below are a series of intertwining rows of parallel lines; vertically in center of lid is a raised upside down U shape, knob; directly above knob is carved a hole; lid has an interior rim which fits securely into body of box.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff

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