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African Hyde shield war Zulu with weapons Taxidermy - $100 (Charleston)

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Will deliver in the Charleston area. I drive all day.
condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: African
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Traditional African large shield that stands around 5 feet tall and used as a unique Zulu ornament. These shields can be framed and make excellent wall hangings. The total height of this Zulu shield itself without the stick is 79cm with the or length being 35cm .

Zulu shields are traditionally made from 'real' african hide which is the local cow in South Africa.

These zulu shields were originally used in wars when the african tribes used to fight with one another. Zulu Shield were mainly used for protection However, in our times they are mainly used for traditional Zulu ceremonies and celebrations such as weddings and funerals. . The Zulu war-shield was tall enough to cover the warriors body and it is in an oval shape that can withstand any spear from penetrating it. Formal training was not in use until King Shaka Zulu took over the army and revolutionized the Zulu weapons which resulted in one of the most spectular defeats of the british army in what was called the anglo zulu war in 1874.

These shields are now made by traditional african craftsmen as a means to earn an income . The Zulu people are found i in South Africa. The area that they can be found is called KwaZulu Natal. Zulu art and traditional works are some of the most beautiful you will be able to find anywhere in the world.. absolutely positively no emails no texting phone calls only 843-83zero-84six8

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