University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:AF4230
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Akamba
Provenience: Kenya
Locus: Upper Sabaki (Athi) Valley
Machako's
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Bamboo
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:21871 - Dealer's Number

Description

Section of bamboo with discs of calabash as stoppers. This has a spiral interrupted by two groups of straight lines. A loop of thong with a wooden stop covered with brass passes through the middle of the tube crosswise.


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