University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-170
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bavili (uncertain)
Bafiot (uncertain)
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 29.8cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Face whitened. Face marks: lozenges-shaped cluster of red scars in middle of forehead; rectangle of same, forward of ears. Lips red. Headress (High central crest, triangular brais at each side) and eysbrows, black. Ogowe type


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 55View Objects cited in this Publication

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