From: Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Shengge

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 37-22-275
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sherbro
Provenience Sierra Leone | Sherbro Island | Shengge
Section African
Materials Wood

Kawpe. Wooden. In the general style of a Bondo head, with two conjoined lobes or crest on the top of the head. Face flat, reduced to simplest elements. "Medicine" marks on forehead and cheeks - crosses and vertical strokes. Four slightly indicated neck rings. Ngoloi. See 37-22-263. Cf. also 37-22-272, 283.

Height 25 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Sierra Leone, West Africa; Henry Usher Hall, 1937
Other Number 312 - Collector Number

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