University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-59-169
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hanha
Ambundu
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Length: 76.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:77 - Field No SF
19627 - Other Number

Description

Round wooden stick surmounted by a human head with elaborately carved close-fitting cap headdress. On the top of the head is seated a child wearing a similar headdress; its legs extend almost to the forehead of the large head; its hands (the arms now partly missing) rest on its legs.


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:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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