University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2012-31-51
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Shangana-Tsonga
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Raffia
Length: 65cm
Width: 12cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Friction-bow (Xizambi). A crescent shaped friction bow with notched ribbing carved into the middle of bow. Curled raffia is tied to both ends by rubber bands.


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