University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-629
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Somalia
Section:African
Materials:Skin
Bronze
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:588 - Other Number

Description

Rhinoceros hide. Circular with slightly raised edge. 4 ornamental bronze discs with openwork edges, attached with iron loops through the shield. Slight gold painted straight and wavy line decoration on the outer, convex side.


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