University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-94-133
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Northeastern Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Shell
Iconography:Woman
Infant
Height: 21 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Black clay (do not wash). Probably represents pygmy. Faces polished; otherwise textile surface. Infant held under right arm at right breast. Heads shaved; pierced eyeballs and nostrils; simple straight skirt. Oval base.


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