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Object Number:
AF525.2B
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Provenience:
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Semi-lunar in shape. Made to contain tukula, a mixture of palm oil and resin, which was rubbed into the skin as a cosmetic. Bozes also held razors. Design consists of bamba (antelope) and phila (sun).
Height:
2.9cm
Length:
26.8cm
Width:
11cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
591   -   Field No SF

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