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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Figure; carved of wood; in the form of female seated on four-legged stool, hands resting at sides; geometric patterns carved around her face, down her arms, below her breasts and around her waist; brass loop hanging from right ear.

  • Ethnic name

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 59.5 centimetres
    • Width: 16 centimetres
    • Depth: 24 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    1987, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 5), 'Introduction to the Collections'

  • Condition

    Toes missing.

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Af1919C3.472 (old CDMS no.)
Seated woman figure made of wood, brass.

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Seated woman figure made of wood, brass.

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