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Object Number:
29-59-7
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ambundu
Provenience:
Angola
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Iron
Description:
Wood with inlaid metal eyes. Male figure. Wears woven raffia skirt. Hundreds of nail holes; only a few nails now remaining. One of the principal images of the village.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Other Number:
15A, 31   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 75
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