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Shield

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Object Number:
AF1364
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Mabali
Provenience:
Bangala District
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Description:
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. "
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
464   -   Field No SF
H-23   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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