University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1947
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Kongo
Bashilele
Provenience: Belgian Congo
Kasai Basin
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Janus Head
Credit Line:Purchased from Emil Torday, 1913
Other Number:023 - Cast Number

Description

In carved wood. Representation of two faced human head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951) View Objects in Exhibition
African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 64View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Hall, H. U. African Cups Embodying Human Forms Vol.: Vol. XV, No. 3.. The Museum Journal. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 212View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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