University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2877
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Zulu
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Fur
Leather
Wood
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:20186 - Dealer's Number

Description

Hide. Short broad form. Zebra hide. Stick missing. On the reverse are fastened cross-wise two pieces of straightened iron-hoop. The shield is without the characteristic double row of slits. 6 small loops for stick, which is missing. Said to be from "Zulu borders." See AF 1979.


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