University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:71-4-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Clay
Fiber
Cowrie Shell
Iconography:Human
Credit Line:Purchased from the Leprosarium Kokofu, 1971

Description

Unglazed clay figure with roughly modeled shperical head on an undetailed bodymass, oval in section. Bundle of straw (now cut off very short) set into top forehead, cowrie shell eyes. A band with some long fringe, made of hair, rests over figure's shoulders.


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |