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Object Number: AF5158
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Bakongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Bone
Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1924
Other Number67 - Field No SF

Description

Tobacco pipe. Bowl carved as a human head, said to be chief's pipe. "Head of God," on stem.


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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 125View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] : Page/Fig./Plate: 155View Objects cited in this Publication

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