The Borana people used brass ornaments to decorate ceremonial outfits and used as currency for barter. Our Borana brass ornament is disc shaped like an Ethiopian shield with a large projection in the middle with raised dots and incised patterns around the perimeter and sets of holes that were attached to straps.

Origin:  Ethiopia
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: From an English collection
Materials: Brass with plastic base
Dimensions: 6 in. high x 6  in. wide 
Condition: Appears in fine condition
Inventory #A3503
Price: $250
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