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Bow

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Ghana or Sierra Leone
Culture:
possibly Nigerian
Medium:
Wood, leather, horsehair, various materials
Dimensions:
L. 15½ in. (39.1 cm); W. +3/8 in.(+.8 cm)
Classification:
Chordophone-Accessories-bow
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret Warren, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.350.6
Not on view
Marking: 1) (inscribed on coin) Verso around Star-of-David - "British West Africa 1952"; 2) Recto - Outer edge: "GEORGIUS (crown) SEXTUS REX" Inner edge: "One tenth of a penny" and in Arabic: "10 pennies".
Margaret Hodges Warren
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