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1968, acquired in Ouagadougou, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) by Carolyn and Eli Newberger, Boston; 2008, gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

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Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger

African, Mali, Tuareg peoples, 20th century


Overall: 26 x 14.3 x 7 cm (10 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Copper, brass and silver, with wood inlay


Africa and Oceania


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