Reference: Object 14
Size: Cricket Bat
Recorded: January, 2013
Found: Field Museum, Chicago, IL
Material: Snake Skin, Steel
Manufacturer: Bamum People
This object is made primarily of snake skin. What kind of snake, we cannot say other than to note that it was a BIG snake. It’s possibly 200 years old, but objects of this type have been made for thousands of years, and are still made today.
- An object of great value.
- It is rigid and not meant to be bent.
- Many of these are more ornate than this one.
It was used in ceremonies.
It is a form of weapon.