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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge (MAA) Henry Ernest Gascoyne Bulwer
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Bag

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[Source: Nessa Leibhammer for FHYA using MAA materials, 2012: Cat ID: 107103; ID NO: Z 23596]

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[Source - MAA, 2012:
Names: Bag - MAA (01/11/1998)
Classified:
Keyword: Containers; Basketry
Material: Grass; Basketry
Descriptions: Small woven grass bag with plaited handle. Very stiff, made so that the sides of the bag bulge out. Variation in the type of weave to produce pattern. Also a cross X on each side in a darker grass. La... - MAA (01/11/1998)
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Source: ?Bulwer, Henry
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Place: Africa; Southern Africa; South Africa - MAA (01/11/1998)
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Contexts: MAA (00/00/0000)
Updated: 03/12/2004
Created: 01/11/1998]

Bag (view 2)

Accession numbers

[Source: Nessa Leibhammer for FHYA using MAA materials, 2012: Cat ID: 107103; ID NO: Z 23596]

Attributions and conjectures

[Source - MAA, 2012:
Names: Bag - MAA (01/11/1998)
Classified:
Keyword: Containers; Basketry
Material: Grass; Basketry
Descriptions: Small woven grass bag with plaited handle. Very stiff, made so that the sides of the bag bulge out. Variation in the type of weave to produce pattern. Also a cross X on each side in a darker grass. La... - MAA (01/11/1998)
Local:
Maker:
Cultural Group:
Author:
Date Made:
Dimensions:
Source: ?Bulwer, Henry
Source Date:
Place: Africa; Southern Africa; South Africa - MAA (01/11/1998)
Period:
Contexts: MAA (00/00/0000)
Updated: 03/12/2004
Created: 01/11/1998]

FHYA selection from the Bulwer Series

[Source - Nessa Leibhammer for FHYA using Wikipedia, 2017: Sir Henry Ernest Gascoyne Bulwer, the nephew of Sir Henry Lytton Bulwer, was a British colonial administrator and diplomat. He was the Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Natal from 1875-1880, and the Governor of the Colony of Natal and Special Commissioner for ‘Zulu Affairs’ from 1882-1885. His complete collection in Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge comprises of c.154 objects classified by MAA as being of ‘Zulu’ and ‘Matebele’ manufacture. The FHYA selection of this material consists of objects from the FHYA target area of KwaZulu-Natal and immediately adjacent regions.]

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