University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1339
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bavili
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
French Equatorial Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Shell
Iconography:Animal
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number1427 - Other Number

Description

Cf. 30-52-2. Representation in wood of a dog, into a ring, on which hangs another ring of twisted wire. Legs broken: "medicine" remaining consists of a lump of resinous concretion on back; belly smeared with camwood powder. Attribution to Bavili is Torday's.


Bibliography:

[Journal] Hall, Henry U. "Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa" Vol.: Vol. XI, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 36View Objects cited in this Publication

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