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Culture:African, Lele
Date Made:ca. 1900
Place Made:Africa
Measurements:Overall: 2 9/16 in x 11 1/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.5 cm x 28.1 cm x 4.1 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1999.36
Credit Line:The Barry D. Maurer (Class of 1959) collection of African art purchased with Amherst College Discretionary Fund and funds from H. Axel Schupf (Class of 1957)

A friction divination artifact which combines anthropomorphic and zoomorphic forms. A human head is joined to the body and tail of a quadruped decorated with geometric patterns.

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