From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 30-46-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Vili
Provenience Angola
Date Made Late 19th–Early 20th century CE
Section African
Materials Wood | Glass | Brass
Iconography Male

Human figure, much weathered; incrustation of kola juice on face and upper part of body. On abdomen, protruding receptacle for medicine, in the front of which is a mirror. Thickly studded with nails and other pointed iron objects. Surrounding face, remains of a grooved flange intended to hold beard.

Height 104.5 cm
Width 41.4 cm
Depth 28.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Sumner Healey, 1930

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