University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-47-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Raffia
Wood
Technique:Incised
Woven
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1994.X.11307 - Other Number

Description

"Sachiango" or "The Father." Likishi Dane Figure. Raffia body with twin in rings covering it. Body has wide vertical bands of light and dark tan. Missing a wooden foot. Face is wooden mask, incised design, especially teeth.


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