University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF4683
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Northeastern Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Purchased from Lawson S. Propst and William Wight, 1917

Description

Brown ware blackened. Globular portion has incised lines to represent arms and hands; neck modelled to represent human head. "A sort of idol, or held as sacred."


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

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