An animal skin stretched out to dry in a wooden frame made of branches.

An animal skin stretched out to dry in a wooden frame made of branches.

of University of Oxford. Pitt Rivers Museum, in The Louis Sarno Archive, Photographs; photographed by Louis Sarno, 1954-2017 (1994)

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Field of Interest
Anthropology
Copyright Message
Material sourced from the Louis Sarno Archive, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. Copyright © Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford.
Description
An animal skin stretched out to dry in a wooden frame made of branches. Behind this a man and three boys are sat on a raised wooden platform in front of a dome-shaped shelter. The shelter is made from branches that are bent into arcs to form a framework that is covered with leaves, and some mats or sheets of bark or woven material have been placed the roof for extra covering. A tall spear is resting upright leaning against the outside of the shelter.
Content Type
Photograph
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Louis Sarno, 1954-2017
Format
Text
Series Number
Photographs
Subject
Anthropology, World Music, Social Sciences, Music & Performing Arts, Cultural anthropology, Africa, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África, República del Congo, República do Congo
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, África, República del Congo, República do Congo

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