University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF878
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bateke
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:436 - Other Number

Description

Wooden comb. On one end there are thirteen pointed teeth (last one broken); incised geometric design on both the front and back of comb. Other end of comb tapers to a point, smooth surface. Similiar to AF879, AF880, AF1374, AF1375


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