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Object Number:
AF634
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baluba
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Man
Description:
Standing wooden anthropomorphic male figure; protruding chin; large round head; prominent brow; protruding chin; long narrow slanted slits represent the eyes; arched eyebrows; closed mouth; hairline begins at the center of the crown; hole in top of the head; hole through side of head; ridged cylindrical neck; both shoulders and arms are missing; hands on either sidy of protruding belly (right hand is more defined then the left one); faint navel; legs slightly bent; feet are not defined; thin piece of twisted plant fiber is wrapped once around the right ankle; square shaped base; object is dark brown in color.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
43   -   Field No SF

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