University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF395
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Incised
Height: 21.7cm
Outside Diameter:8.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number724 - Other Number

Description

Carved, wooden. Cylindrical. Patterns, Mikope Ngoma (narration). Interlocking, continous pattern of large and small diamond formations, and rectangular shapes; cross hatch pattern within. Both rim and base are incised with rows of tiny indentation (Rim-8, Base-9)


Bibliography:

[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 19View Objects cited in this Publication

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