Standing Female Nude Holding a Knife
- Artist: Bwayen
- Medium: Copper alloy
- Geographical Location: Belewale, Liberia
- Dates: late 19th or early 20th century
- Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (21.6 x 12.1 x 7 cm)
- Collection: Arts of Africa
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H6, 6F
- Accession Number: 22.221
- Image: CUR.22.221_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2009
Copper alloy standing female nude holding a large knife. Incised scarification marks on her abdomen and chest. Hair arranged in three ridges: one down center of head; each of other two out from central ridge to area above ears. Herringbone pattern used to depict hair.
Condition is good.