University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-59-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ambundu
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Iron
Height: 83.5cm
Width: 26cm
Depth: 24cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number15A, 31 - Field No SF

Description

Wood with inlaid metal eyes. Male figure. Wears woven raffia skirt. Hundreds of nail holes; only a few nails now remaining. One of the principal images of the village.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 75View Objects cited in this Publication

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