University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF677
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number196 - Other Number


Cephlomorphic wooden peg fetish; flattened oblong face with small oval eyes, triangular nose, and small oval mouth; long vertical crest protrudes from top of head; piece of twisted plant fiber is tied around the neck; body of piece is cylindrical, tapering towards the base; smooth surface; flat base
Anthromorphic. Probably used as doll.

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