University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF4722
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Kasai District
Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from H. L. Hill, 1918
Other Number:65 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular shield built up of laths of palm (?) wood and split cane (obverse), the laths of the reverse (cane absent) being at right angles to the former, except one at each edge.


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