University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF684
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Length: 13.5 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 2.2 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:153 - Field No SF
660-6 - Other Number

Description

Cephalomorphic cylindrical shaped peg; diamond shaped face; slanted oblong eyes; a slight vertical protrusion between the eyes represents the nose; small opened mouth; vertical crest protruding from top of the head; narrow neck; below neck are five sets of protruding triangle shapes; horizontal rows of lines ornament body; dark brown in color.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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