University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1877
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:253 - Other Number

Description

Circumcision. Grass fringe. Wide flat face; raffia fringe around base; facial feaures include, thin slated eyes, small nose and thin mouth; four lines from base of each eye (dark brown in color); face itself is brown with a greyish vertical mark down front, center of face; hairline begins at the top of the forehead, dark brown in color; vertical crest down center; two half circled shaped ears at side, hole through the center. Similiar to AF1872, AF1873, AF1876, AF1878


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |