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Mambila Iron Hoe Head Tool Currency Cameroon African Art

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Title Mambila Iron Hoe Head Tool Currency Cameroon African Art
Type of Object Currency
Country of Origin Cameroon
People Mambila
Materials Iron
Approximate Age Unknown
Dimensions Height: 17 Inches
Width: 12.5 Inches
Overall Condition Poor
Damage/Repair Rust, holes


Additional Information: Forged Iron 'hoe' currency is found throughout the Cameroon, Nigeria and Tanzania.  This example is attributed to the Mambila.  Forged out of iron by native smiths these currencies were based upon actual hoe types and could be reforged into other functional objects as needed.  


 


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