Figural Kola Bowl

1971.09.0001A

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Artifact Identification Figural Kola Bowl   (1971.09.0001A)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Nationalist, Mid 20th century
Culture Yoruba
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 33.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 16.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 13.8 cm
Weight 860 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Hollowing, Painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

"FEMALE FIGURE Yoruba/Nigeria: Kneeling female shrine figure with container to hold offering."

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Drewal, Henry, John Pemberton, and Rowland Abiodun. Yoruba: 900 Years of African Art and Thought.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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