University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF535B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:586 - Other Number


Semicircular wooden container with lid; carving on lid is made up of four vertical segments (two on both far sides are thin and slightly bent); next to segements are a series of interlacing zigzag lines; set of carved antelopes horns protrude from the center; a hole is carved between the tips of the two horns; lid has an interior rim which fits securley into body of the box. Semi-lunar shape.


[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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