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Object Number:
29-94-13
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bakongo
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Human
Description:
Fetish. Wooden. Man seated on rectangular base which is perforated for "medicine". Coiffure has sagittal crest; chest and abdomen bear cicatrized design. Eyes inlaid with small fragments of white glazed pottery (European).
Height:
18.5cm
Credit Line:
From various documented sources before 1929
Other Number:
042   -   Cast Number

Bibliography:

[Journal] Hall, H. U. "Notes on Some Congo and West African Woodcarvings" Vol.: Vol. XIV, No. 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 100, 102
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