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Small circular shield with a boss, decorated with concentric incisions; a loop handle bound with cloth.

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shield (weapons: accessories)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  shield (weapons: accessories)
object name:  shield (weapons: accessories)

Somalia, Horn of Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Somalia 

Materials & techniques
hide; textile; string; pigment
Additional material & technique information
material: string (overall)
material: pigment (overall)
material: hide (overall)
material: textile (overall)
overall: 305 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 305 mm

previous owner:  Bognor Museum  Undefined - 1976-03-19

Related subjects
association: War- and Peace-making
object name: shields (weapons: accessories)

Record created 1999-06-22 by PAUL
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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