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Object Number:
AF428
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Period:
Early 20th Century
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Wooden vessel; flat base; mid section is bulbous; handle on side, carved oval shape with pointed ends protrude from the handle; body of object is ornamenttaly carved with small diamonds; this pattern is called "Mayulu", meaning the tortoise.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
686   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Journal] Torday, Emil. "The New Congo Collection" Vol.: Vol. IV, No. 1. : Page/Fig./Plate: 23
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