Attributed to various Ethiopian tribal
groups in the Omo River region, these
shields are made of animal hide.
The designs on the shield are created
by placing the hide over a wood mould.
Shields, in addition to being used in warfare and ceremonies, also served as
8"D x 22.5" in Diameter
NOTE: When displayed on the included custom made stand, this piece reaches a height of 31"
Sold to Marvel Studios for the blockbuster movie, Black Panther.