Wooden mortar and pestle carved in one piece, cyli

Made:
1870-1886 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Wooden mortar and pestle carved in one piece, cylindrical mortar with bulbous base which constitutes pestle, handle in form of a male figure, used by medicine man to induce pregnancy, Malundo(?), Congo, 1870-1886

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652428
type:
pestles
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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