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Slit Gong

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Artist Unknown (Yaka)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood
Size: 16 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (41.9 x 8.6 x 8.9 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Yaka, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Sticker 'FX97446', in white paint, on back, bottom edge; '61', on sticker, on back, bottom edge
Physical Description: 8 x 1-1/4 inch opening on body; carved human head with headdress at top; diamond pattern on sides of headdress
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 98.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009