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Object Number:AF533A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushongo
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Height: 5.2 cm
Length: 22.5 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:574 - Original Number

Description

Semi-lunar shaped, carved, wooden.

Semicircular wooden container with lid; carved on the sides of the box are interlacing loops with crosshatch pattern incised in the background; small triangles are carved at both ends of front side; carved in center of the base of the box are two interlocking double lined rectangles; carved hole is found on center backside of box.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Exhibition (1913) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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