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Africa | Shield from the Ganda people of Uganda | Wood frame with animal skin rim, woven cane | Such shields were carried by the Ganda north of Lake Victoria and the Soga in the district of Busoga to the northeast of the Lake. On account of the high artistic quality of their workmanship and their elegant wickerwork ornamentation, many of these shields had already come into the possession of European museums before the turn of the 19th century.

A- This shield was made by the Ganda people of Uganda. It has animal skin rims, and is hand woven.

Shield Australia The Metropolitan Museum of Art "Aboriginal artists formerly devoted much of their energies to the creation and adornment of weapons, such as shields, boomerangs, spear throwers, and clubs. Many served equally in warfare and in hunting game such as kangaroos or emus. Shields, however, were used almost exclusively in combat, although some ceremonial forms served as dance accessories. Fighting shields occur in two basic types, each designed for a specific purpose. The first ...

Shield Australia The Metropolitan Museum of Art “Aboriginal artists formerly devoted much of their energies to the creation and adornment of weapons, such as shields, boomerangs, spear throwers, and.

Afrika - Senegalese Wrestlers

guts-and-uppercuts: “ Senegalese Laamb (a form of wrestling with African roots) fighters photographed by Denis Rouvre. ” Gorgeous photos of martial arts is West Africa.