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Songye Shield :: (Z-SH-005)

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Description

Songye shields tell the conflictual history of this people, who inhabit the central eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Once a vital part of the warrior’s garb, Songye shields are still hand carved from a solid piece of timber and typically feature violently zig-zagging grooves and white patina.

Shield Information

Country of Origin…………….. Zaire
Culture…………………………… Songye
Function…………………………. Protection
Dimensions……………………… 151 x 34 x 9cm