University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF54
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Kuba (African culture)
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Shell
Glass
Fabric
Vegetable Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from W. H. Leslie, 1905

Description

Witch doctor's mask. Both beaded ears missing from exhibition. Leopard skin face with beaded ornamentation, plus shells.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Journal] : Page/Fig./Plate: 155View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1947. Masks. The University Museum Bulletin. 13:1 : Page/Fig./Plate: 17View Objects cited in this Publication

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