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Unknown African

Ethiopian Konso War Shield, Late 19th -Early 20th Century

Rhinoceros Hide
26 × 26 × 3 in
66 × 66 × 7.6 cm
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Atlanta
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Bill Lowe Gallery
Atlanta
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The use of the shield did not end when warring was over. With the death of an enemy came …

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The use of the shield did not end when warring was over. With the death of an enemy came celebration. Upon the return of the warriors, men recounted and rejoiced in their victories by painting their faces, spears and shields with a mixture of earth and ox blood. This paint played an important role in their …

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The use of the shield did not end when warring was over. With the death of an enemy came …

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The use of the shield did not end when warring was over. With the death of an enemy came celebration. Upon the return of the warriors, men recounted and rejoiced in their victories by painting their faces, spears and shields with a mixture of earth and ox blood. This paint played an important role in their …

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Unknown African

Ethiopian Konso War Shield, Late 19th -Early 20th Century

Rhinoceros Hide
26 × 26 × 3 in
66 × 66 × 7.6 cm
Contact For Price
location
Atlanta
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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