University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1762
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Marungu
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:2 - Other Number

Description

Ivory bark cloth beater. Cylindrical. Half of object is incised with a textured grid pattern ( carced into parallel grooves of various sizes. Dark reddish brown in color, unlike the natural color of the previous bark beaters from the collection.


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