University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1333
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Basonge
Baluba
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Male
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number7 - Other Number

Description

Anthropomorphic. Elongated face, rounded top, squared off chin, bearded; deep set eyes; horizontal diamond shaped nose; closed mouth; hairline begins at the center of the crown, some type of material is set in center hole through both ears; two disc shaped rings incised around the neck; bent arm, one side of hand on bulging belly; other arm missing; legs and feet are of one piece; squared shaped base.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 63View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects cited in this Publication

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