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Harp (Ngombi type)
Harp (Ngombi type)
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, String
Dimensions:
19 1/4 x 5 x 17 1/2 (48.9 x 12.7 x 44.5 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Ngbaka People
Accession Number:
1996.161.1
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Janine and Michael Heymann

resonator carved out of wood with "shelf"; Ngbaka head attached via 4 cm. long anthropomorphic neck, with well defined facial features and facial scarification marks on cheeks and between ears and eyes. Atwine necklace is around neck, neck made from tre branch

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