Kuba. <em>Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)</em>, early 20th century. Wood, 6 11/16 x 4 5/16 in. (17 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.153. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.153_front_PS5.jpg)

Single Head Goblet (Mbwoongntey)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 11/16 x 4 5/16 in. (17 x 11 cm)


Accession Number: 22.153

Image: CUR.22.153_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved dark bown wood goblet in the form of a head. Diagonal scarification lines down from bottom-center of eyes. Concave back with pedestal bottom. Hair indicated by crosshatched lines. Incised lines around neck. Three rounded keloids at each temple. Condition good.

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