Shield

1995.08.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Shield   (1995.08.0001)
Classification Science & Technology T&E : Armaments : Armament Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, East, Kenya, Southern Kenya, Nairobi
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Maasai
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 91.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 83.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 12.0 cm
Weight 4,072 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Painting
Munsell Color Information Strong Reddish Brown (10 R 3/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Bequest of Steven Benedict
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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