University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-94-131
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Height: 22.7cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929


Black clay (do not wash). Face polished; otherwise textile surface. Probably represents pygmy. Hair parted terminating in clud at nape; pierced eyes filled with red sealing wax; wears long shirt. Oval base. Carries skin shield of East African type in left hand and wooden spear in right. Not incised.

You may also be interested in these objects:

See a problem? Let us know

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn