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Object Number:
AF1943
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Wongo
Bakongo
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Iconography:
Woman
Description:
Figure in wood, of woman, showing cicatrisations on stomach. Arms are bends with hands on hips. Used in poison ordeals.
Height:
24.2cm
Width:
15.5cm
Depth:
10.4cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Emil Torday

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Haavisto, Richard & Johnston, Tamara. 1999. African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area: An Exhibition of African Art from Local Colleges and Universities. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5
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