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Object Number:
AF1339
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bavili
Provenience:
Zaire
Belgian Congo
French Equatorial Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Shell
Iconography:
Animal
Description:
Cf. 30-52-2. Representation in wood of a dog, into a ring, on which hangs another ring of twisted wire. Legs broken: "medicine" remaining consists of a lump of resinous concretion on back; belly smeared with camwood powder. Attribution to Bavili is Torday's.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1427   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 36
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