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Bamun Shields


These striking shields are hand carved from wood and painted with distinctive patterns by the Bamun people of Cameroon. Cameroon shields traditionally bear intricate geometric patterns designs to cause confusion and dizziness in enemies.
Shields are widely used throughout Africa forming an indispensable part of dances and ceremonies, playing an important role in the initiation rites where the unique design of a shield represents a boy’s insignia.

Sold as a set of three shields.

 Dimensions Cm Inches
Height 1280 - 1300
503.9 - 511.8
300 - 320 118.1 - 126

Please note this piece has sold. As a one-off and one of a kind piece it will not be coming back in stock. We recommend purchasing an alternative from our in stock collections whilst they are still available.

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