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Object Number:AF647
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bapinji
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Anthropomorphic
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:97 - Field No SF
18 - African Sale Catalogue Number

Description

Standing wooden anthropomorphic figure; figure leans forward; diamond shaped face; protruding chin; defined jawline; prominent brow; oval shaped eyes; long flattened nose; open mouth; narrow crest down the center of the head, with zigzag design incised on both sides; defined ears; cylindrical neck; rounded shoulders; arms bent with hands on the chest; protruding navel in the center of belly; figure is squatting; knees bent; flat feet; triangular cutouts onside of feet represent toes; object is dark brown in color. See AF447

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