Shield

African, Cameroon, Kirdi peoples
mid-20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 85.1 x 68.6 x 7.6 cm (33 1/2 x 27 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1209

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Provenance

1999, sold by Ambre Congo, Brussels, to Timothy Phillips, Boston; 2005, year-end gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips