Janus-Faced Goblet (Mbwoongntey)
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). Janus-Faced Goblet (Mbwoongntey), early 20th century. Wood, 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (14.5 x 14.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1488. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1488_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Wooden cup for ritual drinking of palm wine, carved in the form of two human heads, dos-a-dos, relief facial carving of groups of keloids and concentric circles. On narrow necked circular base. CONDITION: Good.
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