University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-52-66
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bangala
Provenience: Congo
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.9756 - Other Number

Description

Ngbaka People. This piece of iron patterned in the Archaic form of a hoe. Is thought to have been used as money in transactions of a ritual nature.


Bibliography:

[Book] Gunn, Harold D. 1959. A Handbook of the Collections of the Commercial Museum.. Philadelphia. Philadelphia Commercial Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 24-25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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