University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF409
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number767 - Field No SF
676 - Other Number

Description

Carved, drinking cup, pattern, Imbolo = the knot. Wooden. Interlocking, four large diamonds around the center; linear pattern; zig zag pattern around both the rim and base; handle on one side, two diamonds, vertically incised.


Bibliography:

[Journal] Hall, H. U. African Cups Embodying Human Forms Vol.: Vol. XV, No. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 205View Objects cited in this Publication

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