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Drinking Horn

Object Number:AF589
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushongo
Bangongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Plant Fiber
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:519 - Other Number

Description

Drinking horn. Wooden imitation of buffalo horn. Carved concentric circles on each side. Chevron pattern near strap - another band of squared dots near opening; a piece of twisted fiber goes through a hole at the base of the horn.

Similiar to AF588

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