Wooden cup for ritual drinking of palm wine, in the form of a human head, with handle. Decorated at hairline, between eyes at temples with brass tacks. Condition: Base chipped has been broken and repaired.
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Title: Palm Wine Cup (Mbwoongntey)
Date Created: 19th century
Location Created: Lulua or Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Type: Food/Drink, Service
Rights: Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund