Container made from the skull of a gazelle, pot-sh

Made:
1880-1920 in Tanzania

Container made from the skull of a gazelle, pot-shaped, covered in hide, known as "Koba Ya paa" inside in a soot-like powder which affords a powerful protection against witchcraft Bondei, Tanganyika, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A651686
Materials:
bone, skull, anteolpe and hide
type:
container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment

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