University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-22-266
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sherbro
Provenience: Sierra Leone
Sherbro Island
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number292 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. The malar prominences are represented by a strongly marked ridge interrupted by the nose. The chin is well-marked. The coiffure terminates above in a three-fold sagittal crest. Four "neck-rings" interrupted in front by the lower part of the face [cf. 37-22-268]. Damaged right occiputal area.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 42View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A7View Objects cited in this Publication

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