University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:87-13-144
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Coptic
Provenience: Ethiopia
Asmara
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Plastic
Metal
Wool
Credit Line:Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana, 1987
Other Number:L-897-49 - Old Museum Number

Description

Leather cartridge belt made to fit diagonally across chest and over one shoulder. Inside padded with wool. 17 large compartments, each with loops for 5 cartridges. Nearly entire surface covered with aluminum (?) metal tacks and painted rivets in white, red, yellow, green and blue


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