|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Zaire | Belgian Congo|
|Locus||Nyanga or Mukedi Station|
|Materials||Wood | Grass | Pigment|
Wood. Narrow face. Sharp features, prominent forehead, hair flattish with knot on top. Eyes and mouth slits outlined by sharp ridges. Beard long and pointed with sharp central vertical ridge. Beard edged with fine raffia. Paint: Red on face; white in hollows of eyes and lips; black outlining ridges on face; black and white triangle-checkerboard covers beard. Used in circumcision ceremonies.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Zelma G. Langdon, 1977|
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