University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1943
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Height: 24.2 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Depth: 10.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Emil Torday, 1913


Figure in wood, of woman, showing cicatrisations on stomach. Arms are bends with hands on hips. Used in poison ordeals.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Johnston, Tamara, and Haavisto, Richard. 1999. African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area: An Exhibition of African Art from Local Colleges and Universities.. African Studies Consortium. pg. 7 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 113/Fig. 6-35View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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