University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF408
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bashilele
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number683 - Field No SF

Description

Carved, drinking cup, pattern, Imbolo = the knot. Wooden. Interlocking, continous of six large diamonds forming a series of smaller diamonds within; linear pattern; incised grooves and zig zag pattern around both the rim and base; handle on one side, incised with four vertically connecting diamonds.


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