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Fetish

Object Number:AF679
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:149 - Other Number

Description

Cephlomorphic wooden peg fetish; features of face are roughly carved-two protruding oval eyes with a small pointed shaped piece in the center (representing the nose), below this rectangular shaped mouth; top end of peg is conical in shape; body of piece is cylindrical, tapering towards the base; hole in both center of top end and base. Anthropomorphic

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