University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 77-9-10
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Ghana
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977


Sitting woman with six children, cast bronze. Woman sitting on single pedestal stool with implement in right hand. Left hand is on head of child in front of her, who in turn is holding a small child with both hands. The child to the front left of her has an implement in one hand and a head in the other. The child to the front right has his right hand extended and the left arm across his chest. the two behind are holding a long thin object to their mouths, either eating or blowing into an instrument.

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