University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF456B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Kwango River
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Metal
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other NumberAF456-2 - Other Number

Description

Wooden carved vessel; top of object is elongated and is pinched together in the center; on both the front and back of object is a carved diamond with a series of diamonds within, getting smaller towards the center; surrounding the outer most diamond at each point and inbetween are tiny holes; there are also two tiny nails in one of the holes, one in the front and the other in the back. Like AF456A without human face.


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