University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF514B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:602 - Other Number

Description

Wooden paint box, in which has been kept red camwood powder mixed with oil. Crescent shaped wooden box with lid; Lid is ornately decorated with geometric designs, towards the rear of the lid in center are two pairs of carved raised antelope horns; Rim is decorated with horizontal diamonds.


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