From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1335
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baluba | Basonge | Zappo-Zap
Provenience Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Fiber | Wood | Brass
Iconography Man

Standing anthropomorphic wooden charm; protruding facial features; opened mouth; conical shaped protrusion from top of head; hole through each ear; shoulders protrude back with arms in an L-formation with handls on lower back; bulging belly; bottom half of figure is wrapped in some type of loin cloth made of rough plant fiber material; also twisted fiber wrapped around figure; square shaped base.

Height 20 cm
Width 6 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 11 - Other Number

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