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Object Number:
AF598
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Basonge
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Man
Description:
Standing wooden fetish figure; male; triangular shaped face; shallow vertical groove on back of neck; rounded hair line: oval shaped eyes; flat triangular nose; closed mouth, slight V shaped; arms at side with hands on torso; legs bent; round base; hole through side of head. Anthropormorphic. Observe the semitic type of image due to the fac tthat the Basonge were long under Arab rule.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
23A   -   Field No SF
89   -   Other Number

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