From: Angola | Kawe

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-27
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bayaka
Provenience Angola | Kawe
Section African
Materials Wood | Grass | Leather | Glass | Cord
Iconography Amandus Johnson

Wood with bead eyes. Human figure; hide and grass dress. This figure "was in actual use in the village of Kawe. Bought from local medicine man in exchange against my own European medicine against malaria - Quinine tablets."

Height 28 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 19534 - Old Museum Number | 60 - Field No SF

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