University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1956A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bapende
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Human Head
Credit Line:Purchased from Emil Torday, 1913
Other Number17 - Other Number

Description

Carved face; protruding forehead; eyes closed. Three projections on top of head as hair. Black pigment used to color hair.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47View Objects cited in this Publication

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