University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF518B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number607 - Other Number

Description

Crescent shaped, carved wooden box with lid; lid is intricately carved with geometric motif; rim is decorated with horizonately set diamonds with a line across the center of each one; in the front center of the lid there are five raised antelope horns (Bambi); a hole is found in the rear center of the lid.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 254/Fig. 15-16View Objects cited in this Publication

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