Carrying Stick


From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-181
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Masongo | Ambundu
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Wood

Round wooden stick; human head with very fine features beautifully carved. Headdress (or hair?) extends in a point out the back. The body just below the head is carved into 5 triangles on three of which human faces are represented.

Length 62 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 22570 - Old Museum Number | 265 - Field No SF

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