Kongo (Woyo subgroup). <em>Pot Lid with Seated Male Figure (Taampha)</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1115_front_PS5.jpg)

Pot Lid with Seated Male Figure (Taampha)

Artist:Kongo (Woyo subgroup)

Medium: Wood, stain

Geograhical 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)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H7, 6D

Accession Number: 22.1115

Image: CUR.22.1115_front_PS5.jpg,

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.

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