• AFRICAN SHIELD / MAASAI - MASAI SHIELD / KENYA

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    * AFRICAN SHIELD |  MAASAI - MASAI TRIBE OF EAST AFRICA. 

    * THE MAASAI ARE NILITIC AND ARE LOCATED IN SOUTHERN KENYA & NORTHERN TANZANIA.

     * THEY ARE PREDOMINATELY FOUND ALONG THE  GREAT PLAINS OF THE SERENGETI , MT. KILIMANJARO, AND SOUTHERN KENYA.  THERE ARE 5 CLANS THAT INHABIT THAT REGION.


    * THE SHIELD IS MADE FROM COWHIDE AND PAINTED WITH LOCAL PAINT THAT IS DERIVED FROM COWS BLOOD, SAP FROM FRUIT TREES & RED OCHER. BLACK IS MADE FROM  BURNT FIELD GOURDS & WATER. WHITE IS MADE FROM BURNT COW BONES , MINERALS & WATER!


    *THE SHIELD WAS MADE RECENTLY IN KENYA AND IS AN AUTHENTIC REPRODUCTION FROM A 1905 PHOTO....USING TRADITIONAL DESIGNS AND MATERIALS.


    * DIMENSIONS: LENGTH : 46 IN.
                             WIDTH : 32 1/2 IN.
                             WEIGHT : 6 LBS. 

    * SHIPPING IN THE CONTINENTAL USA ONLY !

    * OWN A PIECE OF AFRICAN HISTORY!! 
    *  SOLD


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