University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF481
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Bangongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number740 - Other Number

Description

Tall wooden cup; round flat bottom; round rim; sides bulging tapering towards base; piece of loosely fitting twisted plant fiber knotted around base of object; geometric ornamentation on body of two parallel horizontal lines encircling rim with slanted vertical lines in between; four horizontal rows of horizontal diamonds and four parallel horizontal lines.


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