Round Skin Shield Nyaturu Culture, Singida Region, Tanzania

Frédéric Coridon


Nyaturu culture, Singida region, Tanzania
First half of the 20th century
Wood, and skin
Diam .: 59cm

This shield consists of a piece of skin cut in a circular fashion, dried and mounted on a vertical wooden frame also serving as a handle. In fact, the skin is pierced in five places making it possible to tie, using skin thread, the shield to the cylindrical wooden upright.

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Condition Good condition
650 €

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