Carrying Stick


From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-169
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Hanha | Ambundu
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Wood

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.

Length 76.4 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 19627 - Old Museum Number | 77 - Field No SF

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