FMNH 104770.6

  • 104770: Bag with contents leather
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    Description: Bag with contents leather, cowrie shells. horns, gourds, powder
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    Scanner: Aidan Hercules : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Julia W. Kennedy : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | 22-18 | Country Togo, West Africa. | Locality Northern | People Konkomba Stock | Name Leather bag with flap and strap for carrying. 3 cowries on point of flap, & bunch on each side where handle attached. Bag about 48 cm. deep & 20 cm. wide; old, hole in one side. Contains 6 horns (2 prob. cow and rest goat or sheep) and 2 gourds, one round, | Collection Otto Finsch. Cap. Thierry, Col. | Notes with stopper, evidently used to contain some sort of powder. Loose in bag is some light colored powder, looking | Price [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 104770 1-9 | 297 | Acc. 941 [BACK] as if made from some bark or vegetable material- very irritating to mucous membrane of nose.
Catalog Number: 104770.6
Description: horn
Materials: horn, powder, metal; iron
Cultural Attribution: Konkomba
Locality: Africa, Togo
Accession Number: [941] O. Finsch (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1905
Other Numbers: 297, 101056
Country: Togo
Collector/Source: Otto Finsch, Captain Gaston Thierry
EMu IRN: 710261
GUID: 4b169d98-4ffd-4ab1-a1ef-af62e89e1575

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