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Figurine

Object Number:60-1-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Glass
Iconography:Woman
Height: 25 cm
Credit Line:Gifts made in memory of Webster Plass, 1960

Description

Wooden female figure with high crested headdress. Heavy eyebrows, pierced eye pupils. Face scarification shown by deeply cut lines. Arms forming loops to hips. String of small red, white, blue glass beads aroung left arm.

Bibliography:

[Article] Crownover, David J. 1960. "A Pair of Twins". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 3. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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