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Figurine

Object Number:29-94-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bakongo
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Glass Paste
Iconography:Human
Height: 18.5 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:042 - Cast Number

Description

Fetish. Wooden. Man seated on rectangular base which is perforated for "medicine". Coiffure has sagittal crest; chest and abdomen bear cicatrized design. Eyes inlaid with small fragments of white glazed pottery (European).

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1923. "Notes on Some Congo and West African Woodcarvings". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 14. no. 2. pg. 101-134 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 100, 102, fig. 14-15View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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