From: Republic of the Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-12-123
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kuyu
Provenience Republic of the Congo
Section African
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Female

Large wooden human head, provided with handle. Face and neck markings and headdress represented by incisions and charring of wood, also by modelling in relief. Traces of red coloring used in enhancement of designs. Represents a woman.

Height 56 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

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