Sidamo. <em>Shield</em>, late 19th century. Hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, or antelope hide, 20 x 18 x 9 1/2 in. (50.8 x 45.7 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Mortimer F. Shapiro Trust, 2003.49.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2003.49.5_front.jpg)

Shield

Artist:SidamoOmeto

Medium: Hippopotamus, rhinoceros, elephant, or antelope hide

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 20 x 18 x 9 1/2 in. (50.8 x 45.7 x 24.1 cm)

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Museum Location: 5H4-7C

Accession Number: 2003.49.5

Image: CUR.2003.49.5_front.jpg,

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