TERA Gallery - African Art and Antiquities

"Altering The Way You View The World Of Art"
Type of Object:
    Massai Cattle Bell

    Cattle are at the foundation of the Maasai way of life. A
    man's wealth is measured by his cattle and his wives. The
    Morran, the endlessly admired young warriors, take care of
    the cattle. The sides of the Ngorongoro crater are dotted
    with Maasai Morran in the ir bright red plaid blankets, taking
    their cattle down the hillside.

Ethnic Group:
    Massai Society

Country of Origin:  

Material:   
    Iron with leather collar

Dimensions:
    Bell length is 6.5 inches, width is 4.5 inches

Reference:                  
    Maasia, by  Saitoti's