standing figure of a woman holding a rectangular wooden bar or box between her hands under her navel; 2 sticks tied together with knotted string and encrusted with a brown paste inserted into the top of the head; 2 holes, in the back and front bar, carry magical ingredients; surface is reddish with ngula; neck shows traces of a former bead necklace; geometrical coiffure and inclused toes; glossy patina

Female Figure, 19th century

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Title
Female Figure
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2002.27.2
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standing figure of a woman holding a rectangular wooden bar or box between her hands under her navel; 2 sticks tied together with knotted string and encrusted with a brown paste inserted into the top of the head; 2 holes, in the back and front bar, carry magical ingredients; surface is reddish with ngula; neck shows traces of a former bead necklace; geometrical coiffure and inclused toes; glossy patina