University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-55-1
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Southwest Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Glass
Brass
Iconography:Human
Female
Height: 39.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Noble White, 1930

Description

Squatting female figurine with human hair. Brass necklace and ankle rings. Bracelet on left arm. Girdle of blue and white trade beads.


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 Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)View Objects in Exhibition
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 126-127View Objects cited in this Publication

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