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unknown Ugandan

Hut Carving

Carved wood

3 3/4 in. x 2 3/16 in. (diameter) (9.53 cm x 5.59 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 99.16.10
Geography: Africa, Uganda
Culture/Nationality: Ugandan, East African, African
Collection: Kilbride Collection

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • huts - Simply constructed or small and humble dwellings, generally of natural materials.
  • tourism - The industry providing facilities and services to people traveling for recreation.
  • Ugandan - The style and culture of the central African State, Uganda.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • The Philip L. Kilbride Memorial Exhibition Bryn Mawr College , 4/5/2013 - 7/25/2014

Provenance History
  • Owner Name: Gift of Philip Kilbride, Professor of Anthropology
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, US
    Dates: Last quarter 20th century, 1999

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