Janus Figure: Male and Female Standing Back to Back

Hemba people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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early 20th century

Wood

Overall: 11 7/16 in. (29 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.53.27173

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

HIST 5.1, AAAS 14, Pre-Colonial African History, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

A0286

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