FMNH 208338.nosub[1]

  • 208338: Blacksmith's figure

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Blacksmith's Figure, carved wood, painted red and black. In former days a blacksmith had to kill a victim, whose spirit, it was thought, entered a figure of this kind, which was then made to stand by the forge; early 20th century.
Catalog Number: 208338.nosub[1]
Description: figure / figure part
Materials: wood, pigment
Locality: Africa, Angola
Accession Number: [1849] Frederick H. Rawson-Field Museum Ethnological Expedition to West Africa - Angola and Nigeria - 1929 (Expedition)
Accession Year:
Other Numbers: 318
Continent: Africa
Country: Angola
Collector/Source: Frederick H. Rawson-Field Museum Ethnological Expedition to West Africa - Angola and Nigeria - 1929, W. D. Hambly
IRN: 1113651
GUID: 5a0fc26e-0c6b-4a48-85ab-1d6f211ed333