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Lukasa (Memory Board)

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Artist Unknown (Luba)

Date

Second quarter of the 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Lukasa (Memory Board), Artist Unknown (Luba)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, metal, beads, string
Size: 13 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. (excluding attached base)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Luba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "FX96140", in white, LRC, on back
Physical Description: rectangular memory board lukasa topped by a head with a smooth peaked coiffure; necklace of blue glass beads; multicolored beads arranged in a lattice pattern on board; glossy patina on the head and back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Darwin and Geri Reedy
Accession Number: 2002.27.14
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009