University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-22-169
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sherbro
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number89 - Other Number

Description

The handle is a spiral column surmounted by a ball. The lower border of the half-oval has a transverse band of small ellipses in intaglic disposed obliquely and parallel with regard to each other. Six prongs. See 37-22-164.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 60/Fig. 4-17View Objects cited in this Publication

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