Catalogue Card for ETH.ANG3.795

Item

Title

Catalogue Card for ETH.ANG3.795

Description

<No.>A37/795 O.N.& </No.>
<Object>Spear (Kunga: N'Gangela)
Anjodia: Umbundu </Object>
<Origin>From Father Laagel. Caconda Mission
People: Gangela and Umbundu </Origin>
<Description>Narrow leaf shaped blade, attached to a
long wooden shaft. The shaft is decorated with a carved snake, twinning upwards.
Used by person (circumcised man) dressed in 'spirit' costume for the circumsision camp. (Please see card A37/579c).</Description>
<Exhib>Gal 6: Initiation case</Exhib>

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

circa. 1990

Format

Catalogue Card

Identifier

MAC_PCM_ICGD_ETH.ANG3.795

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust