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Pot Lid with Seated Male Figure (Taampha)

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Wood, stain
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES 19th or early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 3 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (8.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 22.1115
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Kongo (Woyo subgroup). Pot Lid with Seated Male Figure (Taampha), 19th or early 20th century. Wood, stain, 3 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (8.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1115. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE front, CUR.22.1115_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A flat disc of hard wood stained brown. In center, a man on a slightly elevated base sits with elbows on knees and chin on forearms. To his right are two bottles (possibly) while behind him a female figure in relief lies on a mat. Object is worn and cracked.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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Pot Lid with Seated Male Figure (Taampha)