From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo|
Hollow, carved wooden funnel used to administering an enema. In the practice of medicane the remedies mostly used are cupping and the enema. The former is applied is cases of fever or headache, and to tumors or other swellings. Warm water is used in administering an enema. 'Doctors" are usually medicane men.
Double line zig-zag in center with four lines incised on either side.
Similiar to AF577
|Credit Line||Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912|
|Other Number||940 - Other Number|
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