University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-13
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bakongo
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Glass Paste
Iconography:Human
Height: 18.5cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number042 - Cast Number

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).


Bibliography:

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

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