University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF535A
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 Number586 - Field No SF

Description

Semicircular wooden container with lid; carvings on body of box are of tightly woven zigzag design of a series of parallel lines; interior of box is smooth with a red hue from the pigment it once contained; hole carved towards the back center of the base.


Bibliography:

[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23View Objects cited in this Publication

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