University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF534B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912

Description

Semicircular wooden container with lid; carving on lid is of tiny raised diamonds on upper portion, below are a series of intertwining rows of parallel lines; vertically in center of lid is a raised upside down U shape, knob; directly above knob is carved a hole; lid has an interior rim which fits securely into body of box.


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