University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2005-18-11A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mongolian
Provenience: Mongolia
Period: Socialist era
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Glass
Plastic
Leather (uncertain)
Credit Line:Gift of Paula Sabloff, Mongolian Exhibition, 2005
Other Number:5A - Other Number
B 18A-B - Other Number

Description

Brass monocular with metal body wrapped in leather with plastic eyepiece. "6 x 30/051281 [diagram] 1955/Made in USSR" is written next to eyepiece. The monocular represents the introduction of modern technology into herder life--a Socialist era phenomenon. Made in Russia.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan (20 Oct 2001 - 01 Jun 2002) View Objects in Exhibition

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