Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Honey container
Late 19th – early 20th century
Mangbetu people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood and bark
H: 44; Diam: 11 cm
Gift of Sam and Betty Dubiner, Ramat Gan
Accession number: O.S.B66.2091
 
 

Publications:
Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English
Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2006

Exhibition:
Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/03/2005 - 17/01/2006, Winter-Fall 2005

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir