University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-135
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Human
Height: 20cm
Width: 11cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Black clay (do not wash). Hollow. Flesh represented by polished surface, clothing has textile surface. Represents a woman with elaborate coiffure, pierced eyeballs and nostrils. Body is cylindrical with the arms inside sarong-like garment. No legs.


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