University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 8748
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Fang
Provenience: Gabon
Culture Area: Central Africa
Section:African
Materials:Seeds
Skin
Cane (plant)
Credit Line:Gift of Rev. Dr. Robert Hamill Nassau, 1891

Description

Fetish. Used by native doctor in incantations, as are also the bell-shaped rattles. With band of hide to which are attached numerous half nuthshells.


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