From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-237
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mbangala
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Gourd | Calabash

Calabash. The stem, except for a small portion which forms a short neck, has been cut off, leaving a small round opening at the top of the vessel. Elaborate incised decoration of animal, human, and geometric figures. Hole in neck (for cord?).

Height 32 cm
Outside Diameter 19 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 20173 - Old Museum Number

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