University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1956B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bapende
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Human Head
Height: 6.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Emil Torday, 1913
Other Number18 - Other Number

Description

Carved face; protruding forehead with scarification; eyes closed. Single projection as hair. Light colored wood.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Article] Coon, Carleton S. & Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. The University Museum Bulletin. 21 (4) : Page/Fig./Plate: 71View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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