Antique Wooden Shield – DORZE – South Ethiopia – Rare Item


Wood ornamented with engraved motifs on the contour of the cylindrical form; the wooden grip is covered with red fabric, two holes have been pierced to pass a string. Cm. 27,5 x cm. 26,5 (10.83″ x 10.43″); cm 11,0 hight (4.33″); grams 656,0 (23.14 oz.).

The Dorze are a small ethnic group inhabiting the Gamo Gofa Zone. Many reside in villages near the cities of Chencha and Arba Minch.


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Weight2050 g