University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF2827
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Herero
Provenience: South West Africa
Namibia
Section:African
Materials:Turtle Shell
Iron
Glass
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1913
Other Number313 - Other Number

Description

Small tortoise carapace, with a fringe of cords and small iron and red glass beads, forming bands.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 56/Fig. 4-4View Objects cited in this Publication

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