University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF4341
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Loango
Provenience: Sudan
Ethiopia
Lake Chew Bahir
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Wood
Length: 81 cm
Width: 35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Arthur Donaldson Smith, 1914

Description

Of hide. Rectangular, with lengthwise ridge on interior; wooden grip which is part of a stick which extends the entire length of the exterior and which, except at the grip, is completely covered with a lacing of thong.


Bibliography:

[Chapter] Smith, Arthur D., and Culin, R. S. 1897. "Catalogue of Ethnographical Objects from Somaliland and the Galla Country". Through Unknown African Countries: the First Expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf. London. pg. 430-443 General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: 442View Objects related to this General Reference

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