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UGANDAN KAROMOJONG BLONDE CARVED WOODEN HEADREST

UGANDAN KAROMOJONG BLONDE CARVED WOODEN HEADREST

Shona Mutsago Headrest, Zimbabwe

century Wood Acquired by the Archaeological Museum in 1884

Africa | Headrest from the Shilluk people, northern Sudan | Wood

SUPERB SHILLUK HEADREST NORTHERN SUDAN #2130 ~ For African Art Gallery

Dinka Headrest, Sudan. H: 17,5 cm (6,9″), L: 20 cm (7,9″), W: 14 cm (5,5″)

Dinka Headrest, Sudan H: cm L: 20 cm W: 14 cm Headrests are used as pillows to help someone to have good sleep. They also used as a comfort to help protect ceremonial coiffure. In some occasions headrests are used as stool .

Object type  head rest Materials  wood Legend  Headrest – stool used by young men during the three months following their circumcision. Place of collecting  Ethiopia > Omo Valley Culture  Daasanetch

Object type head rest Materials wood Legend Headrest – stool used by young…

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