University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-72
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Height: 41.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number025 - Cast Number


Colored black. Face marks: double broken line between eye and ear, single one between eyebrows. Long, narrow pointed face with the stylization of the mouth especially, are features of the divine style, and suggest that the figurine represents a god, perhaps the third member of the triad which compromises the sky, the earth and their son.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 16View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 43View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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