University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1364
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Bangala District
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number464 - Field No SFH-23 - Other Number


Cf. AF1365; and see AF2851. These are the bosses for basketry shields from the Northeast Congo 1 W. Fagg, Aug. 12581. Made of iron, conical piece protrudes from the center; two slight parallel rings encircle rim of object; four holes, two on top and two at the bottom; top two holes have a piece of flat iron through them, ends hanging underneath.
Similiar to AF1365. Conical. Cf. 1365; and see 2851. "

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